"Han har halvfjerds venner."

Translation:He has seventy friends.

5/9/2015, 7:16:05 AM

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Wouldn’t ‘half-forty’(?) be 20? Argh.

5/9/2015, 7:16:05 AM

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    Halvfjers is a shortened version of "halvfjersindstyvende" (which is not used anymore.

    halvfjersindstyvende = half fourth times twenty = 3.5 x 20 = 70.

    It refers back to when we counted in scores.

    5/9/2015, 7:31:23 AM

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    How would you say in Danish, in irony, «In the good old days». Tak!

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