"Kvinderne spiser sukkeret."

Translation:The women are eating the sugar.

4 years ago

22 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/RobLeGrand
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I hear "sukker" but not "sukkeret". Native speakers, how can I tell the difference?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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

3 years ago

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

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MMuhr

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

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Idraote

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Idraote

thank you for your explanation

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Megrothas
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SUGAR AND SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE WASN'T MADE FOR ONLY GIRRRRRLZZZZ.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FraserGray5

If you say so

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hongsy2006

Doesn't bode well for their waistlines!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoaoDSouza
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That's so funny to hear.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/leetong0412
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This sentence is recorded incorrectly, and needs to be re-done.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV
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Plot twist: the sentences are not recorded at all. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GraydonVan

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GraydonVan

(Most likely incorrect definitions)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jacob5418

kvinder vs. kvinderne... can hear the difference

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PacoElPepi

Its says that is wrong but is not

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dusk642190

I have this one right

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/learn-again

That's gross

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mindaugas552947

There's no such thing as "the" sugar

2 years ago
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