"Den lille mand på taget spiser risengrød."

Translation:The little man on the roof eats rice pudding.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Spray
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For clarification and just for anyone who is interested, a 'nisse' is a little Danish man (a bit like a house elf) which looks after the animals in the house in return for pudding. In a popular Christmas song they do this in the attic, so almost the roof...: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvqtm4xqgBU

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Olweg
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Thanks, that explains a lot! I was thinking, with all those animal thiefs, that eating on the roof seemed like a good idea lol.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Casper385531

Tak! Jeg tænkte på Karlsson på taget, men selvfølgelig er det en nisse.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/js.dani

Karlsson!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/landsend
landsend
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Travelling to Denmark.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ycUvuSap
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I, too, was reminded of Katto-Kassinen, but I can't remember if he eats rice porridge.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/skullcap
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danske eufemismer er underlig

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RonNewsham
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I think he may be resting from playing the violin?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Norwegiannorm
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weird

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Isaac_Luna_
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It's not weird at all

1 year ago
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