"Tjuven stjäl tavlor från museet."

Translation:The thief steals paintings from the museum.

December 31, 2014



I wonder why the word "thief" is in the politics lesson.....oh, wait, got it

April 17, 2017


How come this is a present form without ending in -r? Which other verbs are like this appart from att veta?

March 30, 2016


Stjäla is an irregular verb (apparently, there has been an -r but it has changed for some reason). Other verbs without an -r in present form are e.g. gala (to crow), the verbs that have an -s in all forms (like finnas, finns, fanns, funnits) and almost all the auxiliaries (ska, vill, kan, måste...).

March 30, 2016


The 'r' was stolen ;)

December 25, 2017


Any difference between 'tavla' and 'målning' that I should know of?

July 22, 2018


A tavla doesn't have to be painted, though it usually is. We also use tavla in compound nouns, e.g. whiteboardtavla, anslagstavla (notice board).

July 23, 2018


I don't know if this is wrong, but I would say "Tjuven stjäler tavlor från museet." I never say "stjäl".

July 31, 2019
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