Could "ungefär" work here?
nästan is 'almost' because it is always 'less than', but ungefär is 'around', it could be either more or less.
why do I need the definite form here? Shouldn't it be "sextio äpple"?
There is no definite, maybe you're forgetting that it's ett äpple. It goes like this:
singular: ett äpple, äpplet
plural: äpplen, äpplena
but but but, I thought the singular indefinite form of ett-words is similar to the indefinite plural form? Really confused here :/
If they end in a consonant, that is true, but if they end in a vowel, they get plural -n, so it's not all random.
I totally forgot about it. Thanks a lot :)
This refers to 60 apples so why not use the plural then äpplena?