"Hvad er dit navn?"

Translation:What is your name?

November 22, 2014

6 Comments


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

"Hvad hedder du?" is a better way to say this, is it not?

November 22, 2014

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

Well, equally good way of getting someones name but not as direct a translation.

November 22, 2014

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

That is because there is no one-word translation for it in English. Dutch has heten, German has heißen.

January 18, 2015

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

it's so difficult to hear the first 3 words separately (in Danish more than other languages even). but then again if I asked this of someone in English fast it would come out like "s'yer'name?" so I totally get it.

June 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wojo4hitz

So true

September 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Helle384474

They often say Jeg hedder/Jeg heter/Jag heter but not Jeg er/Jag är.IDK...:(

August 12, 2018
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