so mitt or mina what is the difference and how can i know which when to use ???
min with -en words (min katt)
mitt with -et words (mitt bälte)
mina with plural words (mina hundar)
No , I think my child woud be mitt barn, and my children would be mina barn
Is there no distinction in swedish between nominative and accusative? So "my dog" is always "min hund" whether you are saying "i am washing my dog" or "my dog is eating breakfast"?
The distinction between nominative, accusative and dative was abandoned several hundred years ago. It still exists in a few extremely archaic dialects in middle and northern Sweden.
Is "jag" pronounced with the g or with a "silent" g? Is it personal preference? If both are accepted, is one generally more common than the other?
Tack så mycket! After all this coffee and lemons I finally get to eat something proper.
I'm having trouble with 'äter' - the ability to know when it is eat or ate etc. Any ideas on how to grasp the differences?
The voice is not quite perfect on this sentence, as of May 10th, 2018, so I've taken the liberty of re-recording it.
The general emphasis is wrong, and the word smörgåsar is completely butchered - it's not even close to being correct.
Please find a correct recording on http://duolingo.vydea.io/82bf02cfb2564d409bd20ba63f4ec8ab.mp3
For more info on re-recordings, please check the info thread: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/23723515
Thanks for listening. Ha en bra dag! :)
Swedish doesn't have a continuous tense, so there's no difference between "is eating" and "eats" - they're both äter. You can translate to either one throughout the course, and if you ever need to distinguish between them in a real-life situation, you can derive it contextually.
Well, I think that explains why I'm having so much trouble then. Tense seems to be clearer in english