https://www.duolingo.com/no.name.42

Does en mean "The" or "A"?

If I hover over it, it says that it means "the". However, only "A" is accepted as a translation.

November 18, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/GrandApple

En man: a man
Mannen: the man

November 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/no.name.42

Thank you so much!

November 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Arnauti

This is some kind of bug, we don't know why that hint appears. We're trying to get it fixed as soon as possible.

November 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/G0108

It means a if before the noun and the if it comes after. Ex: En man = A man, Mannen = The man. En sköldpadda = A turtle, sköldpaddan = The turtle.

November 18, 2014
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