"Det er ikke en dansk and."

Translation:It is not a Danish duck.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/20first
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... fordi anden snakker ikke dansk. Just like that elephant.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WhiskeyTuesday

Bare ligesom elefanten

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Theodric
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No, it's clearly a Norwegian parrot.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/multivac_

surely not a norwegian blue!?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LucBE
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Fordi anden ikke drikker øl?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaryjkaB

Ja, det er svensk and. Svensk and drikker ikke alkohol.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Arlena_Magnus

No, because it doesn't say good morning.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Davidhoz

Doesn't it read the newspaper? Or what was it?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CongChen2

An important distinction in the supermarket, worth possibly fifty kroner.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ungewitig_Wiht

All ducks sound exactly like they’re speaking Danish so I don’t see how they could tell....

(obviously joking)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Calinburuian

It's a damn imigrant

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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Yeah, it had to leave its pretty feathers at the border as pawn in exchange for future Danish welfare benefits ;-)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dxrsam
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Must be Dutch then.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Barticus1

Why dansk and not danske?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/L.Bijker
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Because it's indefinite. If you were to say, 'it's the Danish duck', that would be 'den danske and'.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FernandaRo162954

Oh no!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ivy1239
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What is a Danish duck?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sawteeth

The word er was not spoken.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Harpissima
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That is how we speak, I’m afraid ... a native speaker would rarely say “Det er” very distinctly, unless they are stressing the words. It is very common to pull the words together and simply say “De’r” or even leave out the “er”. Not on purpose necessarily, it just happens when speaking at normal speed. But since you are on level 25 you have probably encountered this before ;-)

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ShayStibelman
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is that why the marriage isn't legal?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kat106595
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It doesn't drink wine

1 month ago
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