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"Det är min klänning."

Translation:It is my dress.

January 8, 2015

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LottaK2

Why can't I say "this is my dress"? How would I say that in Swedish?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/4oYBIxtO

Det där är min klänning


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

Det där - that is. Det här är min klänning. This is my dress.


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

Can this be translated as: "That is my clothing"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Super-Svensk

No. Klänning means "dress." "Clothes" is kläder, and "garment" would be klädesplagg.


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

Could i also say: 'den är min klänning'?


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

That sentence is grammatically correct, but it sounds like something you'd say when referring to one out of several dresses rather than just saying that it's your dress.


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

How is "det" pronunced?


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

Long E, silent T. /de:/


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fred-3-CMY

But in many of the exercises it sounds like [dɛ]. "jag tycker om det" etc.


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

why is det/den always being translated with "it" and not with this/that?? I find it confusing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoseeV64

Why do people want to translate "Det är" with "This/that is" every time? I find that confusing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/annick103999

This is.... Why is that wrong (no native English speaker)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoseeV64

"Det är" is "it is". "This is" is "det här är". "That is" is "der där är". So "Det är min klänning" is "it is my dress".

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