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"Han har de små bøger."

Translation:He has the little books.

October 12, 2014

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

What is the difference between "lille" and "små"?


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

Små is the plural form (but not necessarily the e-form) of lille which is a irregular adjective, for example:
Den lille bog -> De små bøger
Huset er lille -> Husene er små
En lille mus -> Små mus


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

When do we use "smule" and when "lille"? Is it the same as in English "small" vs "little"?


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

I think smule =bit, lille= little


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

What does de mean in this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/learn1fun1

"de" means "the" in this sentence. I hope that helps.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yasser738059

Here, "de" is plural for "den/det" which means "the". Den bog -> de bøger Det hus -> de huse


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Helle384474

When do we use de,and when do we use den/det?


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

de is plural. Den/det are singular


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

Why is "de" here not they? Why isn't it det or den?


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

"de" means both "they" and "the" (in case of plural nouns). It is not den, because bøger (books) is plural: "den lille bog" = the small book, but "de små bøger" = the small books.


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

ehhhhhhhhhhhhh


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marty62203

Why isn't it "småle" for plural? Like "tosprogete forældre"?


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

Why "han har små bøgerne" is incorrect?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marty62203

Since the article (the) is included in the word "bøgerne," that would be the English equivalent of "He has small the books," so the word order is wrong.

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