"En fugl spiser ris."

Translation:A bird is eating rice.

3 years ago

11 Comments


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That never ends well.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NilMarkas

...And then it bursts.

2 years ago

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Shouldn't "one bird is eating rice" be correct, as well?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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Yes it should, and it's an accepted answer.

3 years ago

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I hope it's boiled...

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Alex232994

Clearly Norwegian birds have worked up an appetite for ri..BANG... guess I was wrong.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vtopphol
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Norwegian birds are tough...

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CsarVerdug1

How is different the present simple from the continuous in Norwegian?

1 month ago

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It's not. Only context can tell which one to use when translating to English.

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DarrenTayl4

I was curious if fugl and fowl are from the same root word. 'A fowl eats rice' is also an accepted answer.

3 weeks ago

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I find that very likely, but you have to be a bit careful. "Fugl" would in Norwegian refer to any sort of bird, and not only domesticated or hunted birds, as "fowl" usually refers to. If you want a word for "fowl" or "poultry", we use "fjærkre" (shortening of "feather creature"??), or sometimes "fjærfe".

3 weeks ago
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