"Varför har hon långa armar?"

Translation:Why does she have such long arms?

December 23, 2014

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/sundoll

Why??

December 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Lundgren8

I guess we’ll never know.

December 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/JeanLibera1

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

July 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

July 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Wull14252

Does nobody else think the audio sounds like "varför har han så långa armar"?

October 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

You're right, it's definitely wrong. I'll turn the audio off for it, so people don't get marked incorrect during "type what you hear" exercises.

October 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Cris_Grey

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

March 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

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

March 19, 2019
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