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"The girl is very clever."

Translation:Jenta er svært flink.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/vildeluna

It is possible to use the word 'smart' too, it should be a possibility so you don't get the answer completely wrong.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/anachron

I'm not sure if 'smart' would be fine in the English sentence as it has a variety of meanings, but in the Norwegian one it makes perfect sense: "Jenta er svært smart".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/seanrosk
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Or "klok".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vukmisovic

Would "ganske flink" work here?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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No, "ganske" usually translates to 'fairly/pretty/somewhat/rather/etc'.

There are a few exceptions where it can translate to 'completely/absolutely', but those are more or less set phrases, which I suspect even Norwegians misinterpret at times.

The English "quite" has the same dual meaning.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MassaMolotoV
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Hun Linn er svært flink ;)

2 years ago

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Haha, takk!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vukmisovic

Well that settles it. :D Takk!

2 years ago