"Elefantenlegeromkringmidnat."

Translation:The elephant plays around midnight.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/TheBigB86
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I would never have imagined an elephant pulling off a Miles Davis!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PeterStockwell
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Thelonious Monk, to be more precise. Den elefant er en kølig kat.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesTWils
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How odd that it sometimes shrugs off a true language error, like "et" for "en," as a typographical error, yet hear, an actual typographical error, "elefant" for "elephant," is considered a mistranslation. Nothing wrong with counting it off, since it is misspelled. Actually, I think I should not have been excused some of the earlier "typos."

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RW22
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Elefanten er Thelonious Monk.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/octavi.ers
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I can't decide myself which one is the funniest: either the proposed sentence or the commentaries from users!!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LucBE
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Shouldn't it be 'Elefanten spiller Omkring Midnat' ? :-)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Indra927477
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If they play chess or soccer- it should. Here it is meant that they just have fun- play without rules.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/charlottedetrick

I think they're referring to the elephant is playing the composition "Round Midnight" by Thelonius Monk

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LucBE
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;-)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Indra927477
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:D:D I haven't heard about this (I'll look up in Google), however, I it would also be "spiller", referring to a musical instrument. "Leger" is if they play like kids- just for fun.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/emsixteen

Should 'the elephant plays about midnight' not have been correct? :S

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/danyukhin
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this is some Twin Peaks stuff right there...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RowanM.1
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Elefanten leger med Lego. :-)

1 month ago
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