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How to say The fork?

Is it GAFFELN or GAFFLEN? Is rule to remove E only for words that are ending on -en, -el,-er but from ett-words? Or is it also for en-words?

February 13, 2015

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

Gaffeln. I believe it's sort of an exception, and I am aware of other examples, but they have left me at the moment. :P


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

Yeah, exception wasn't the right word here...


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

gaffeln in central sweden, gaffln in northern and gafflen in southern:)


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Oh, I did not know that. ;) You learn something new every day I suppose...

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