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"Hvor ligger paradis?"

Translation:Where is paradise?

January 17, 2015

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

http://imgur.com/f87noLq These builings are all located in an unincorporated place named Paradise as well, I think it's a different one though.


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

Paradise has become a business these day having outlets of their heavenly ice cream in several places throughout Denmark :P

http://multimedia.pol.dk/archive/00642/Paradis_Is_642588a.jpg


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

There are a few in the US too! Spelled Paradis here too though


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

Paradis ligger hvor du laver det.


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

Why is heaven not accepted? Isn't it the same as paradise?


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

"paradis" in Danish is where Adam and Eve were born and raised, whereas "heaven" is where you go to after having lived a good life with no or limited sin.


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

Hos instrumentbrætlyset!


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

In a place on earth with you


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

If someone was in paradise and I wanted to know "How is paradise?" would that also be "Hvor ligger paradis?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/epac-mcl

No. Then it would be "Hvordan er paradis".

"Hvor" = "Where", and "Hvordan" = "How".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Binky666

I dont know where is it. But can you take me down to the paradise city? I heard the grass is green there and the local ladies are pretty.


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

It's now accepted.


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

Can anybody explain why this isn't the actual answer, just an accepted alternative. Er = is was day #1, and I've only seen ligger translated to "lies" ever since? Is it a fixed saying?


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

"Ligger" is probably the preferred answer because "ligger" refers to the specific, physical placement of paradise. "Er" is more focused on the state of being, although it can also refer to physical placement. So while both are correct, "Ligger" is just a little more specific.


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

Thanks Laura - that makes sense.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/22decembre

turn right at the second red light and knock at the red door ! it's there :)


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

paradise hotel ?


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

By the dashboard light!

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