"My grandfather is fifty."

Translation:Min bedstefar er halvtreds.

April 18, 2015

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel98101

danish people must be wizards at math

March 9, 2016

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

Half-sixdty?...

April 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Xneb
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    It's actually short for "halvtredsindtyve" or "Two and a half times twenty", but everyone would say it in the way of Duolingo

    April 19, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/epac-mcl

    It comes from the old "halvtredje gang tyve" = 2½ x 20 = 50.

    April 19, 2015
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