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"Maven indeholder maden som drengene spiser."

Translation:The stomach contains the food that the boys eat.

December 4, 2014

7 Comments


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

Do these boys share a common stomach? It should be either maverne or drengen


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

Shouldn't this be in the past tense? The boys don't eat the food already in the stomach! They ate the food that is now in the stomach.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Koran822325

This word is related to English "Maw", which was the original word for Stomach.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fred-3-CMY

The Danish "mave" stems from Norse "magi"; in German, it is "Magen", still preserving the "g".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jonahman10

Is there a reason why tummy shouldn't be taken as a synonym for stomach in English?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Patsy536249

Its a baby word not for grownups learning Danish

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