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"Min fars far er min farfar."

Translation:My father's father is my grandfather.

May 15, 2015

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

I translated this as "My father's father is my paternal grandfather" just to see what would happen. It wasn't accepted. Maybe it should be...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/65643625234

Yeah but no one talks like that


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kiki697545

What about bedstefar and bedstemor ? Is that less commonly used in spoken language perhaps ?


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

We use it. I think it depends on the family. I grew up using farmor og farfar, but if I reference my own parents to my kid I mostly use "bedsteforældre/-far/-mor"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kiki697545

OK, thanks for explanation !

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