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"Hun har barn."

Translation:She has children.

3 years ago

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I believe that barn is plural indefinite (children) and et barn is singular indefinite (child) So to use child, it would be "She has a child - Hun har et barn"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/isothermal

Jeg har et sporsmål. Isn't barna plural and barn singular? Takk!

3 years ago

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"barna" is plural definite (="the children") and "barn" is plural indefinite (="children").

3 years ago

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Just clarifying, does 'barn' mean both 'child' and 'children'?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HansMaulwurf0

Yes it does. Neutral words with just one silible skip the -er

2 years ago