Pigerne læser avisen. why læser not læse?
Because "læse" is the infinitive, whereas "læser" is the present tense, which is the tense this sentence is in
The infinitive is the form of a verb that isn't changed based on tense or person. For example: "Run" in the sentence "He likes to run"
Why is "Pigerne læste avisen" not an accepted answer?
How do you type the "ae"?
If you are on phone (depends on which phone you have) you can hold in the a button on you keyboard and it will give you all sorts of stuff like ä å ą ã and also æ
"Pigerne barn avisen." ... Translates to: "The girls child the newspaper." Haah!!