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"Kvinderne spiser sukkeret."

Translation:The women are eating the sugar.

October 1, 2014

20 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobLeGrand

I hear "sukker" but not "sukkeret". Native speakers, how can I tell the difference?

October 1, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/skriver82

The difference; sugar - sukker the sugar - sukkeret

I can't tell you how to hear the words correctly, but as a native I can tell you that the audio is not very good regarding this sentence

January 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JaquesCroi

if you try the text to speech of Google translate the difference is HUGE: https://translate.google.es/#da/en/sukker%20og%20sukkeret So I'm not sure wether the sound in this example is right or wrong...

November 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/awefulwaffle

I'm not a native speaker. I have the same question as you.

The IPA for "sukker" is [ˈsɔɡ̊ɐ] /sokər/, but I could not find the IPA for "sukkeret"

On www.forvo.com, you can get the audio of the words "sukker" and "sukkeret" but the words are spoken by two different Danish persons.

The difference is subtle to my ear (native N. American English). It sounds as though there is an extremely subtle "l" on the end of "sukkeret".

On another discussion page, someone said that it sounded like "Soogle", with the "s" sounding like a gentle "z".

November 9, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MMuhr

Its a toughie. On Forvo it sounds the same, kinda like "sukkel".

February 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnaSrsh

Actually I think that on forvo it sounds slightly different than in duolingo. Something like "sukeher" (longer e sound). I'm also confused with the pronunciation of this word.

April 19, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dannesys

As an AngloDane, here's my take: The "kk" needs to be softened, approaching "gg" but not quite there, sort of in between... The "et" at the end needs to be so soft that it's hardly there, just heard as a tiny echo. Think "ed" rather than "et" but the tongue doesn't touch the teeth or go near them. A miniscule "eh" tacked on the end. Just a tiny tongue movement which changes the whole word into 3 syllables. Agree the audio is lacking in quality.

October 31, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Idraote

in this case I really can't hear anything. They should probably redo the audio

August 19, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Xneb
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    Unfortunately there isn't anything we can do with the audio. It's text-to-speech software, so it reads it automatically, and really seems to struggle at times with neuter definite-suffixes on a lot of words. I can hear something there at the end of it, but it does sound off

    August 19, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Idraote

    thank you for your explanation

    August 19, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Megrothas

    SUGAR AND SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE WASN'T MADE FOR ONLY GIRRRRRLZZZZ.

    September 15, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alberto442885

    G.I.JOE IN PANTYHOSE IS MAKING ROOM FOR THE ONE AND ONLY...

    August 7, 2019

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoaoDSouza

    That's so funny to hear.

    April 8, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hongsy2006

    Doesn't bode well for their waistlines!

    December 10, 2016

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leetong0412

    This sentence is recorded incorrectly, and needs to be re-done.

    July 6, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RyagonIV

    Plot twist: the sentences are not recorded at all. :)

    September 27, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GraydonVan

    Sugar in Danish sounds like "sucker". Definitions: Adj: Gullible. N: A candy or food that you suck on.

    July 11, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GraydonVan

    (Most likely incorrect definitions)

    July 11, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jacob5418

    kvinder vs. kvinderne... can hear the difference

    October 10, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PacoElPepi

    Its says that is wrong but is not

    January 19, 2018
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