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"I er drenge."

Translation:You are boys.

November 29, 2014



There seems to be a variety of words meaning 'you' in danish, are they interchangeable?

November 29, 2014


    Du is the singular version of "you" (Du er smuk = You are beautiful)
    I (always capitalised) is the plural version of "you" (I er smukke = You (all) are beautiful)
    De is the formal form of you (the D is always capitalised) (De er smuk = You (formal) are beautiful). This form really isn't used much today though

    November 30, 2014


    Thanks for you reply. So does 'De' mean a collective 'you', as well as 'they'?

    December 1, 2014


    "De" with the capital letter is the formal (polite) form of you. Like "Sie" in German. But "de" with the small letter means "they".

    March 14, 2016


    I wish I could give you a lingot, thank you very much!

    April 6, 2019


    Smuk? It's a name for a type of snake in Serbian (Aesculapian snake- Zamenis longissimus) so I'm definitely gonna memorise this easily :D

    June 20, 2019


    I'm getting confused with I (you) and jeg (I or me) can someone explain?

    February 7, 2016


    "I" is plural you, while "jeg" is english I. "Meg" is me in english. For example; I er drenge - you are boys. And jeg er pige is i am a girl

    March 9, 2018


    I is used as plural, how does You(plural) are boy make sense? Shouldn't it be boys?

    November 19, 2016


    The answer was boys not boy. It does make sence

    February 9, 2018
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