"I have no energy."

Translation:Jag har ingen energi.

February 26, 2015

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Coreopsis2943

Could you also say "Jag orkar inte"?

February 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

I'd say no. When you say that you don't orka, it's always something specific that you don't have the energy for, while if you say that you don't have any energy, it just means that you're tired.

February 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Zmrzlina

It is an accepted answer here though.

February 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

Haha, okay. Fair enough - it's a small distinction. :)

February 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Arnauti

We pretty much have to accept it, considering we accept a huge range of different translations into English for orkar :) But I agree with you, I think this could be Jag orkar inget but Jag orkar inte ought to be I don't have the energy.

February 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/schudder

You also accept "jag orkar ej", btw, which surprised me. I had typed "jag orkar" and adding "ej" was the suggested fix, even though you don't seem to accept "ej" for "inte" anywhere else.

July 23, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Arnauti

Nah, we try to accept ej for inte everywhere. There may still be places where we've missed it of course but I'm sure they are a small minority among our sentences. I don't know why it suggests ej first since inte is first in the bracket, but I guess you can't trust Duo completely.

July 23, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Coreopsis2943

I don't know....it seems a pretty important distinction to me....

February 27, 2015
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