"Vi är pojkar."

Translation:We are boys.

November 24, 2014

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So 'till now, I remarked that "ar" is used for "Vi" and "Jag" too. The same for "dricker" or "ater". So in Swedish, you don't change the verb when you actually say something for different persons ?(I, you ,he,she, we, you ,they--> the verb stays the same for all of them ?)


can i know the grammatical gender of the noun by the endings "ar" and "or"?


Neuter (ett) nouns do not typically have plural endings that end in -ar or -or. So if a plural noun ends in -ar or -or then it is a common (en) noun.


Yes, -ar and -or are typically for ”en”.


Jag - I Du - you singular Han - he Hon - she Ni - you plural Vi - we De - they Den - it near Dat - it far


--> "ar" is used for masculin, for example : - Pojken = Pojkar --> "or" is used for feminin, for example : - Flickan = Flickor


just to check, pojke - pojken - pojkar is boy - the boy - boys?


I believe so yes! du valkommen?


The app allow me to submit comments but will not allow me to submit an error. On question for a sandwich I put en smorgas and it repeatedly says this is incorrect. HELP!!!


Is there a good way to remember the different words for "they", "you" "i" "we" etc.? I can't remember them, no matter how hard I try!


"I,me,my" = "Jag,mig,min/mitt"
"You,you,your (sing.)" = "Du,dig,din/ditt" (corresponding to Old English "thou,thine")
"He,him,his" = "Han,honom,hans"
"She,her" = "Hon,henne,hennes"
"It,its" = "Den/det,dess"
"We,us,our" = "Vi,oss,vår/vårt"
"You,you,your (plur.)" = "Ni,er,er/ert"
"They,them,their" = "De,dem,deras"

One tricky thing is that you will inflect some of the object forms, like "my" ("min/mitt") , "your" ("din/ditt or "er/ert") and "our" ("vår/vårt") according to gender, but most of them stay the same.
As you can see, many of the words are really closely related in English and Swedish. "De" and "dem" are pronounced the same in the standard language (as "dohm") (but not in all dialects, such as the dialects in Swedish speaking parts of Finland). Btw, many natively speaking Swedes have a hard time to differentiate between "de" and "dem" because they are pronounced the same...


I had this right


So "Vi" is pronounced like the German "Wir", right?


If I say something a little bit different or not in the same accent as the ai I get it wrong?

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