"Jeg liker deg ikke."
Translation:I don't like you.
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It's far less common, and it places a special emphasis on "you," meaning that you actually might like someone else. "Jeg liker deg ikke" is the preferable translation because it doesn't hint at any subtext.
Why is the negative in the end of the sentence? I read that ikke should be after the verb
That is indeed the case for regular nouns, but for pronouns you have two options. Beware that the placement of "ikke" relative to the pronoun subtly changes the meaning of the sentence:
"Jeg elsker henne ikke." = "I do not love her." (neutral) or "I do not LOVE her." (but I like her a lot)
"Jeg elsker ikke henne." = "I do not love HER." (but someone else)
And we like you, too. The sentence is here to learn just in case you change your mind. :0)
If I had a dollar for every time I heard this. Now I can understand it in 2 languages at least.
In Swedish the negation comes before and after the pronoun from what I know, for instance "Jag tycker om inte dig". Is it also the case in Norwegian?
Saw in the comments that saying "Jeg liker deg ikke" has a different meaning compared to "Jeg liker ikke deg"
Does this mean that you can say something like "Jeg liker kjøtt ikke" and have it be different from "Jeg liker ikke kjøtt" or does it only work in specific cases?
Please, anyone, correct me if I am wrong but I am going to attempt to answer both to help a fellow learner and check to see if my understanding is correct.
Du= You as in "You are eating an apple". The 'you' here is the subject.
Dere= You, like the above example but referring to multiple people. **Anyone: can it also be used in a generic and/or more formal way?
Deg= you as in "I am eating an apple with you". The 'you' here is NOT the subject; we aren't talking about you, we are talking about me (eating the apple) and you are an object. You'd use it the same way as you'd use 'her' or 'him'. (You wouldn't say " I am eating an apple with she".)
I love you= Jeg elkser deg. You love me= Du elkser meg.