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"I am her husband."

Translation:Jeg er hendes mand.

November 9, 2014

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

I can not understand the difference between "sin" and "hendes" ...


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

It's "sin/sit/sine" when the owner of a thing is the subject, for example:

Drengen leger med sit slot (= the boy plays with his [own] castle)

Drengen leger med hans slot (= the boys plays with his [some other boy's] castle)


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

"Sin/sit/sine" are used when the object is owned by the subject (in third person and singular). For example:
Jeg/Du har min/din bog (I/You have my/your book);
De/I har deres/jeres bog (They/You (all) have their/your book);
but Han/Hun/Det/Karoline har sin bog (He/She/It/Karoline has his/her/its book [if the book belongs to them]);
or Han/Hun/Det/Karoline har hans/hendes/dets/Karolines bog (He/She/It/Karoline has his/her/its/Karoline's book [if the book does not belong to them])


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarkGordon4

why in this case is it not "hende"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Y33H03

I think her is always hendes. Just when it's talking about her and something that belongs to her you use sin/sit/sine


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mamemimomu73

"husbond" :D How sweet! :)


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

"Hus"= house, "bonde"= farmer. The english 'husband' is a norse loanword.


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

Is there a difference between mand and husbond please?

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