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"Hun er ikke en mann."

Translation:She is not a man.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/eftermiddagen

She's always a woman to me....

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jonathan.m91755

Bruce Jenner?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bodwisteve
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she is not a man but she used to be

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AX3Mx
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This is the first language I've met that follows the same order as English.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eva.lyus
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only true in parts. questions for example are in a different order, more like german ;)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ungewitig_Wiht

But for the most part, North Germanic languages (Swedish, Norwegian and Danish) have close-to-English word order

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/loveandelectro

It sounds like the final -e in ikke blends in with the beginning e- in en. Is this right?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IceColors
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Correct.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mabynke
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There is no rule stating it has to be like this, but it is common when speaking quickly.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kelear1

"I'm not a man!" - cried Eowyn

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Marie392547
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So did Fidelio.

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sheila595619

How can I identity hun is for he or she

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nikoneko18

Norge is like some strange mixture of English and German.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/doggo666

Hun..like how guys call their girlfriends "hun"

And han in the sense that the name "Hans" is a male name

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ampus_Questor
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Peculiar that you see 'hun' as more befitting she than he. I perceive it the other way round: 'hun' > Attila the Hun, all man! But, each to their own.

1 week ago