"Hunden äter."

Translation:The dog is eating.

January 29, 2015

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Is äter typically used for animals?

January 29, 2015

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No, for eating in general.

January 29, 2015

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Oh I ment to ask if there's not a separate word for it like in German (essen = people, fressen = animals)

January 31, 2015

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Aha! No, äter is for everyone. :)

January 31, 2015

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So whenever the word ends with "en", is there a definite article in front of the word?

February 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ValtteriBe

Scam

November 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ValtteriBe

This is cool

November 24, 2018
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