"Min farmor laver de bedste frikadeller i verden."

Translation:My grandmother makes the best meatballs in the world.

4 years ago


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Never argue with Danish grandmothers. They're farmor than you can handle.

1 year ago


"Laver" is horribly mispronounced

2 years ago


But did you notice that if you hover over "laver" it is pronounced "lay wer" and if you listen to the whole sentence it is pronounced "lau wer"

2 years ago


It sounds like they said this exact word, with a Sønderjysk dialect. I'm from there, so couldn't help but laugh when I heard this pronunciation. XD

4 months ago

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Seems odd to me that we've gone the entire course learning bedstemor and bedstefar, but now it's mormor, morfar, farmor, farfar. Are both terms used?

4 years ago


Yes, definitely; while children usually call their grandparents "bedste", teenagers and adults often use mormor, morfar, farmor and farfar - then it's also clearer who it is that we're talking about.

You could also check this thread out: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/5395706

4 years ago


There really is no usually, only individual family traditions and relations. I thought my grandmother was NAMED mormor until I was 5, and found the use of bedste and bedstemor/far actually disturbing until much, much later.

3 years ago
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