"I do not like the tea."

Translation:Jag tycker inte om teet.

December 7, 2014

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I'm wondering why "jag tycker om inte teet" is wrong.


Inte goes after the verb.


Isn't tycker om a verb? Tycker means think and tycker om means to like right?


No, tycker means think and om means about. Inte goes after the verb, in this case tycker.


Hej! I found out that there is a rule about the order of the words and it helps me understand. For main clauses (like "I do not like the tea"), the rule is: 1) Fundament; 2) Verb; 3) Subjekt; 4) Satsadverb; 5) Verb (when there is a second verb); 6) Verb-partikel; 7) Komplement; 8) Adverb I think it is useful to have in mind these 8 parts and the order. An observation: the "Fundament" can be of many types (such as the subject) but it is characterized by being the first thing in the sentence. In this case, "Jag" is the subject and is also the "Fundament". Remember that "inte" is an adverb that is describing the verb and is very intimately related to the verb. So it goes in the "Satsadverb" position. "Om" (from "tycker om") is a "Verb-partikel". Thus, it goes after the "Satsadverb". Finally, "teet" (the tea) is the "Komplement". Thus: Jag [fundament] tycker [verb] inte [satsadverb] om [partikel] teet [komplement]. Regards!


do you have a link to this?


I believe "inte" reverses the meaning of the verb/word before it.


I'm also confused about this


Lmao this chat is just chaos


What are the rules to "om"? How does it translate into english (if it does) and why is it used sometimes and not others?


Om literaly translates as "about" but when used in the phrase "tycker om" the entire phrase translates to "like/likes"


Why wouldn't Jag gillar inte teet be accepted ?

Also, why is there "om" before some words with a "the" in front of it, and sometimes not?



Om is part of the to like verb, as a verb particle. It's like how some English verbs require a for after, like strive


Jag gillar inte teet is an accepted answer.


It's a little amusing typing this while having a mug of tea on my desk.


Am i the only one that keeps getting "Jag tycker ej om teet." come up as correct answer? Someone please explain.


"Jag tycka inte om teet" was not accepted. Is it wrong to use "tycka" here?


Think of this as "I don't think much of the tea".


i don't understand what the 'om' part of sentence means

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