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"Ankan äter brödet."

Translation:The duck eats the bread.

December 20, 2014

24 Comments


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

Which you should not do. Bröd är inte god för ankor.


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

*inte bra för


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MBR4Life2

Bread is not good for ducks? #context clues


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bush6984

It's so empty of nutrients that it causes what's called "angel wing" where one of their "arm" bones gets disfigured to the point that they can't fly. And a bird of flight that can't fly is a dead bird.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angel_wing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-soet-

this just ruined my childhood


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Steph144074

If you want to feed ducks it's better to offer them something like peas.


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

Really? This is new to me! Thanks.


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

Correct. It's very bad for them.


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

Random facts and trivia


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

dont feed ducks bread please


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Renee323028

I am at a certain stage in the lessons as to I am testing myself with the previous lessons....now that my knowledge I s so much better in Swedish ....I am picking up new words and I am still learning from the old lessons....I want to have the old Swedish knowlwdge under control before I move on...also I have learned a lot from the comments that people have left in the comments box...I am honestly very much enjoying learning a new language.... tack sa mycket ...


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

"Is eating" and "eats" are the same, right? Is there a difference between them?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J.C.M.H.

In Swedish they are the same: äter.


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

And yet sometimes this app only marks one of these correct, with no consistency which one!


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

I though it was the duck is eating the bread. Can someone please explain why it is not?


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

The duck is eating the bread was accepted for me. Both sentences (The duck eats the bread / The duck is eating the bread) translate to Ankan äter bödet in Swedish.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kre000

It's 2 am and I initially read this sentence as "Ankan äter barnet". Was a real wtf moment.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J.C.M.H.

A sentence like that would be really possible in the Danish and Norwegian courses :)


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

So do all/most of the non-countable nouns end with "et" when you want to change them in definite form? Kaffet, vattnet, saltet..


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

No, it's irregular which words are en-words and which are ett-words.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarkBennett6

oljan, soppan... The vocabulary so far makes it look like a trend - well spotted - but small samples create misleading impressions of trends. Still, it can be a memory hook for some of the ett words learned so far. :)


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

Is the TTS for "ankan" weird in this sentence? It seems like she pauses a bit too long between the syllables "an" and "kan", as if it were two words.


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

this is very bad for us

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