"Jeg er en kvinne."

Translation:I am a woman.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Josias784595

Is there a difference between 'lady' and 'woman'?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/King2E4
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"All ladies are women, but not all women are ladies" is what I've read.

Yes, there is a slight difference. A lady is a woman who is higher ranked than a woman. You would call the "Queen of England" a lady because of her high rank (she is the Queen).

Hope that helps.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PeterUwU

when you learn some swedish first norwegian is easy

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/King2E4
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The two languages are North Germanic languages. It's the same thing if someone speaks Spanish or French. Since these languages derived from Latin, it's obvious that speakers of these languages would find other Romance languages easier than other non-romance languages.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hortenzije

Is it common to use "en mann" and "en kvinne" for describing sex, as male nad female, or are there other terms that are used for that?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vildand91

That is common. You could also use "hunkjønn" (female gender) and "hankjønn" (male gender), but that is very formal and not really used in everyday speech.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Markella590364

Why "er" sounds like "ar" and "en" sounds like "en"? What is their difference?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/supergedis

I tthink it would be better "jeg er ei kvinne" ikke en

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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You're free to use either of the two.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertoGro7
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Is the "e" of "kvinne" supposed to be pronounced as the "e" in "pen" or as a schwa? Thank you.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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It's closer to a schwa.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NattKullav1
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Bokmål - Jeg er ei/en kvinne.
Nynorsk - Eg er ei kvinne.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YerimKang
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'En' Sounds like em to me, do I have to say em?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/King2E4
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I believe it sounds like the "en" in the English word "when".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Regney
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You're right. It sounds like en, as in the word, when. :0)

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/angelakristen

It sounds like 'em' to me too...was wondering the same

3 weeks ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MatiasCami7

Is there a word for lady?

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NattKullav1
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Ei/en Dame for a lady.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MiroMina1

تت

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Valfreyhel

Terrible mushed, robotic pronounciation.

Cannot discern how they are pronouncing it and pretty sure "Jeg" is incomphrensible on how to properly pronounce it.

I just say "Yeg"

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mariella963130

How do you pronounce "kvinne?" The robot isnt clear enough

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rhaichanalfauzi
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Jeg is pronounce like "yay"? Or like in turkish "yağ"?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MuhammadAr189213

It is pronounced like 'yay' in Türkçe if that was a word.

1 year ago
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