"Vårt hotell ligger vid stranden."

Translation:Our hotel is by the beach.

November 25, 2014

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/DehPuh

difference att vara / att ligga ?

November 27, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Anrui
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When talking about larger things, such as cities, countries or buildings we usually use "ligger". You could say that it has to do with geographical locations.

October 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/GWYNNETHHAUXWELL

Could it also read "Our hotel lies beside the beach"?

February 12, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Anrui
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  • 37

No, "beside" is bredvid

October 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Antonio_Sou

Is 'ligger' etymologically associated with 'linger'?

July 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Zmrzlina

No.

July 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/trowftd

That makes a decent mnemonic though

July 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/kylebacon

vid != near?

October 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Anrui
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  • 37

Not really. Near = nära or i närheten av

October 16, 2015
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