"Rye bread is not boiled."

Translation:Rugbrød koges ikke.

April 6, 2015

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

Why can you not say: "Rugbrød er ikke kogt"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Euhan1

This could be another translation - I guess.

They do mean different things though but the ambiguity is in the English.

Rugbrød koges ikke. - Rye bread [is not meant to be | is not usually] boiled.

Rugbrød er ikke kogt. - Rye bread has not been boiled as part of its manufacturing process.

I hope this might be helpful, my vegetarian friend.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SagarRao1

I beg to differ, though I would spare you good folk the horrible rabbit-hole that led me down.... :')

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