"Jag ser honom tydligt."

Translation:I see him clearly.

December 3, 2014

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...now the rain has gone


Couldn't we say: "we clearly see him"?


When I typed "I am seeing him clearly" it was marked wrong. Does it have to translate directly to "I see him clearly"? Thanks!


Yes, stative verbs aren't always used in the continuous tense in English, at least not with the same meaning. You should probably only say see here, not am seeing.


Thank you! Is there a way you can use to tell which verbs are stative?


It's a verb that does not describe an action, but a state of being. This page seems pretty helpful: http://www.gingersoftware.com/content/grammar-rules/verbs/stative-verbs/


Thank you very much! That's so helpful!


Wow very good website! do you have the equivalent for swedish? :)


It's weird, but tydligt as an adverb doesn't come up on wiktionary.. Only tydligt as the ett form of tydlig.


I see the termination -ligt in many adverbs...


Why not I clearly see him? Means the same thing


It doesn't mean the same thing. See the comment by tracymorgan1 on this page (her second from the top).


Is "Jag ser tydligt honom" also correct? With the whole adverb following the verb vibe?


I used klart and it's also acceptable, what the difference if any?


Not much at all here.


I clearly see him was not accepted. But it is valid to put the mode adverb between the pronoun and verb. Right?


The equivalent German word for "tydligt" is "deutlich".

Tydligt = deutlich

Tyd = deut

ligt = lich

I think the swedish word tydligt is written way different than the german one, its mostly because of the germanic word shift that happened in the past.

Most German words that are now written with f, have the Dutch's or swede's writing it as p. E.g.

Obegripligt = Unbegreiflich

The same happened with the d's and t's:

Tag = Dag

Whereas Germans write with b' swedes tend to write with v's.

Graben = Gräv

Gaben = Gåvor

German words with "z" are written in swedish like "t"

Zeit = Tid

Zeitung = Tidning

There must be much more words but that's enough for now, I don't want to be banned because of spamming.

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