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  5. "In July we eat strawberries."

"In July we eat strawberries."

Translation:I juli spiser vi jordbær.

October 30, 2014



I juli vi spiser jordabaer would be correct too??

October 30, 2014


Fix it please. I had the same fejl

January 11, 2016


You are both wrong, this sentence is correct and there must be a tips and notes page on it somewhere. This rule is similar to the word order in German.

August 5, 2016


yes i put i juli vi spiser jordbær. i juli spiser vi jordbær seems like a question. In July do we eat strawberries? anyone have a clarification?

June 9, 2015


I put that too and am thinkong the same thing. Clarification would be greatly appreciated

July 16, 2015


I'm not Danish, but I can say that in German it's the same:

Wir essen Erdbeeren.

Im Juli essen wir Erdbeeren! (no question)

January 28, 2016


Right, it's the same in Dutch.

You just change the position of the subject and the verb, this does not make the sentence a question.

It may seem a question because of the verb's and subject's position, but it's just a grammatical rule: If you start the sentence with a temporal word (I morgen, I juli, etc..) you have to put the verb before the subject, that's all.

November 17, 2017


but in German, unlike Danish, the verb takes second position so I am not sure that is helpful.

January 29, 2016


I don't see what you mean? It is the same in German word for word. If I say "I juli" or in the case of German "Im Juli" at the beginning of the sentence, then the personal pronoun and the verb swap places.

January 30, 2016


It's not wrong. Sometimes they really change the position of the verb in a normal sentence. But i still don't get when is it allowed to change them and when it's not. Probably there's some special rule for this. I hope a danish person will explain why. :)

July 9, 2016


oh god, this is giving me ptsd with german

November 21, 2018


Here is the reason why it is this way: In Danish, if a sentence or phrase starts with an adverb or adverb phrase (In July), then the verb and subject (we and eat) swap places.

May 7, 2019


How would I, then, say 'In July are we eating strawberries?'?

June 11, 2016


You could say this sentence with an inflection or spiser vi jordbaer i juli? I'm no expert but that would get the point across :)

August 5, 2016


Likely would reverse the sentence: Spiser vi jordbær i juli?

Disclaimer: just a guess, not an expert.

May 25, 2018


It is reversed because the sentence begins with an adverb.

September 17, 2018


Spiser vi jordbær i juli? Vi spiser jordbær i juli. I juli spiser vi jordbær.

X I juli vi spiser jordbær. X

January 21, 2019


Same here. Fix please! I juli vi spiser jordbaer

March 3, 2016


That's not correct though. If a sentence begins with an adverb or an object, the verb will be the second element in the sentence, and the subject will come after the verb. Then any other forms of verbs (such as participles or infinitives) will come after the subject:

I butikken køber jeg brød - I buy bread in the store

That's just Danish grammar

April 8, 2018
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