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"Flere korte skjørt"

Translation:Several short skirts

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/LukaSiegfriet

How do you hear the difference between 'shirt' and 'skirt' ? it's only the 'o' and 'ø' right?

3 years ago

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There are some other differences you can listen for.

'et skjørt' is a one-syllable neuter noun so the plural form is the same: 'flere skjørt'

However, 'en skjorte' is feminine so you end it with 'er' to make it plural: 'flere skjorter'

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/swaggerblaster

And several looong jackets

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/desivy38

Is skjørt both singular or plural or do you only inflect the noun?

3 years ago

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For one-syllable neuter nouns, the indefinite singular and plural forms are indeed identical.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/desivy38

Thanks!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ks.Tomek

This sentence perfectly describes my town in May.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elledhwen

I don't get this. Is "several" and "multiple" is accepted for Flere, then why isn't "many"? Besides if Flere is "several" how can "more" be accepted as an answer as well?

2 years ago

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"Multiple" means "more than one".
"Several" means "more than two" - but less than "many".

"Many" is a relative value, and translates to "mange" in Norwegian.

The reason "more" is accepted as well, is because the word "flere" has several meanings, which cover both "multiple/several" and "more". Which one is meant is usually apparent from the context, but in this isolated sentence it could be either.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jummysums

Is it getting warm in here?

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Exarchiasghost

I gave the ruby just for the inside joke :D

2 weeks ago