"The cat is drinking water."

Translation:Katten dricker vatten.

January 13, 2015

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Matt1807

Does the first t in double t words in Swedish sound like h in English? Like in horse.

October 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Robbadob

I'm pretty sure it doesn't, you just hold out the t sound so it sounds more like kat-ten.

February 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/osamashammout

Guys i am so confued of is in here ! When to put it and when not .. is it when the sentence comes with "THE" then we wont put "Är" and when "THE" isn't in sentence we put the "Är"

January 13, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Lundgren8

Swedish lacks the distinction between ”the cat drinks water” and ”the cat is drinking water”, so when you translate into Swedish you don’t use the ”is”-construction at all, it simply doesn’t exist. Both are translated as: katten dricker vatten.

January 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Robbadob

Är = is/are in the sense of being, existing.

"Is drinking", "are eating" etc. still translate to dricker and äter.

February 12, 2019
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