"Han har halvfjerds venner."

Translation:He has seventy friends.

May 9, 2015

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

Wouldn’t ‘half-forty’(?) be 20? Argh.


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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.


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

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


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

    "i de gode gammel dager"


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RahulR30

    Måski på Facebook


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kris0980

    Jeg har ingen :)

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