"Har du en biograf?"

Translation:Do you have a cinema?

February 4, 2015

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Funny word for cinema) Greek origin or just a coincedence?

February 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Hedebygade

Danish or swedish in origin but created by combining greek words. Bio=living. Graf= writing or depiction.

February 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/KasperFeld

Hence the similarity to biography, the description of someones life.

April 5, 2015

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Like "bioscoop" in Dutch, from Greek bios "life" and skopein "look at."

May 18, 2018

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Danish is wonderful and I love Greek words in any language. It makes learning a lot easier. But in Greek we say κινηματογράφος. That would be "kinematograf." --> cinema, kino in other languages. Biograf reminds me of βιογράφος, i.e. a biographer. Still, a beautiful word. Why not.

January 5, 2017

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September 13, 2017

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That was really confusing. In Hebrew that word means ‘biographer’.

March 20, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/BrunnoHC

What's that? A byography?

August 21, 2016
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