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"Varför har hon långa armar?"

Translation:Why does she have such long arms?

December 23, 2014

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

I guess we’ll never know.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JeanLibera1

Is "så" an abbreviation for "sådan"? Could "sådan" be used instead, and would it change the meaning of the question?


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

No, is a word of its own. English can use "such" in basically the same sense as "so" here, but Swedish sådana doesn't quite work as a substitute. You'd be understood but people would think it sounds quaint, or off.


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

Why is “why does she have so long arms?” wrong?


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

That's definitely correct. I'm adding that now.

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