"Du är min bästa vän."

Translation:You are my best friend.

March 23, 2015



Who remembers this Queen classic? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaZpZQG2z10

January 1, 2016


Somehow in the fast version'I hear 'du Var min bästa vän'. Am I the only one who hears the 'v' sound? Or is something actually there?

March 23, 2015


The u-vowel can sometimes have a small off-glide that sounds something like a bilabial approximant [β] as in Spanish ’curva’ or something similar to English [w]. That might be what you’re hearing.

March 23, 2015


Does min make it definite here or why is it not bäst?

October 17, 2015


Yes, objects "owned" by another through a possessive are treated as definites.

March 18, 2016


why bästa, not bäst here?

September 29, 2017


In Sabaton song Ruina Imperii,chorus goes Frander Broder.My question is:if van means friend,what means frand?

November 4, 2017


en frände is an archaic word meaning 'relative' or 'kin'. It's used today in compound nouns such as meningsfrände 'someone who shares someone's opinions'

November 4, 2017


So is bästa/bäst also the superlative form of 'bra'?

March 27, 2018


What would the translation be if I am referring to more than one friend as best. Like, you (plural) are my best friends. Bästa sounds like an adjective for plural subject

January 8, 2016


You are right. I am not sure why it is bästa here. It may be because min makes it definite. Perhaps someone can shed some light on that. As for your other question that would be Ni är mina bästa vänner.

January 8, 2016


I think "bästa" is used because it's possessive. For example min nya bil.

March 18, 2016
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