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"What is next?"

Translation:Hvad er det næste?

May 14, 2015

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

Can anyone comment on why it is "det næste" and not just "næste"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dim-ond-dysgwr

Dim ond dysgwr ydw i (I'm just a learner), so I can't say why it's so. But I have noticed that while it's "Hvad er det næste?" (What's next?), very curiously it's "Hvad er næste step?" (What's the next step?)!


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

Think of it as being short for "det næste ting".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heidi175256

Would one be understood if they left out the "det"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marty62203

There's no way of knowing that "det" belongs here. It wasn't taught and it makes no sense: "What is it next?"


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

Why does it need "det"? Doesn't seem like there has been an answer to this yet


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

In this example, the word "det" has to be written or it would be wrong like in the "jeg ved det ikke" example where you cannot ommit the object?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Meg483162

Yeah, I do not get why there is, set, in the sentence

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