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"Ett glas vatten"

Translation:A glass of water

November 20, 2014

14 Comments


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

How would you say "A water glass"? Like a glass specifically for water.


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

Ett vattenglas.


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

where did the 'of' go....?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Isabel448911

you dont use it when describing a container of something i believe


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

This one seems wonky due to no ''av''.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

No, in Swedish you don’t use ”av” in constructions like these. ”Ett glas vatten”, ”en kopp kaffe”, ”en låda vin” etc.


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

Is that grammatically correct? And if it is has it always been like that or did the av kind of fall out or did it come afterwards gfudjfds


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Isabel448911

^ would also like to know. no idea why people are downvoting


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

It's the same in German, where you would say "Ein Glas Wasser."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/w0nika

I get confused between glas and glass... whats the difference with pronunciation?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Isabel448911

i think glass has a longer s noise than glas. im not great with audio sorry, its either that or a longer a sound


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Isabel448911

glas has a longer a sound i mean*


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lauriegirl2

How would you say the water - as in the water is cold?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eden40427

Is it not vattnet? Like 'vattnet är kallt'

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