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"Bjørnen har lavet mad!"

Translation:The bear has cooked food!

November 1, 2014

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

Normally you translate 'Laver mad' with cooking, so I think this sentence could also be translated to 'The bear has cooked'.


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

"The bear is cooking" = "Bjørnen laver mad" (The bear is currently standing over the pots and cooking) "The bear has cooked" = "Bjørnen har lavet mad" (The bear is NOT currently standing over the pots and cooking)


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

There is really no verb in Danish for "cooking"? You need to "make food" all the time?


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

"koge" http://ordnet.dk/ddo/ordbog?query=koge is casual and old-fashioned term for making food. It is a present term for heating water to boiling temperature.


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

"At lave mad" can also be used for uncooked food, thus prepared is a better general translation.

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