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"Han spiser smørbrødet."

Translation:He eats the sandwich.

May 26, 2015

33 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jantek_Jantek

The moment when you find out that smør means butter and brød bread - delightful <3


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brillo_

Butter + Bread = Sandwich smør + brød = smørbrød. Makes sense. (not)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/guupi

It's Butterbrot in German ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sashachca

It's buterbrod even in russian


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vitor_ozana

It's sanduíche in portuguese haha But brød we call pão hahaha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/stiaangroe

It's toebroodjie in afrikaans toe=closed + broodjie=bread


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AntoniPlanktoni

It's chleb in Polish :|


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fluffyhnybadger

It's Voileipä in Finnish (also butter bread)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brillo_

Jeez. What'd I do for two downvotes? Okay then. Remind me not to make jokes. :\


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brillo_

But just to be honest, I wanna see if somebody could make a sandwich with just butter and bread.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/guupi

And I wanna see a greenhouse which is just a green house and facebook to only be a book of faces :p


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anacronoxx

Should the "e" in the definite suffix "et" be stressed? As in, smør-brø-eh.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lanalhama

I was wondering about the same thing. To me, the sound was exactly the same as smørbrød.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Huy_Ngo

I guess all the final "t" is mute, as in "det".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GioFoss

I saw the right pronunciation here: http://pt.forvo.com/search/smørbrødet/ my husband was listening while I was studying and he said the pronunciation on the record is wrong indeed. It is not the same as "smørbrød". He is Norwegian.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Havfruen5

Yes, my Norwegian husband also said the pronunciation is wrong in the recording. He also mentioned that some of her pronunciations have been in dialect rather than true bokmål, or that it's just a computer generated list of words because some of the inflections have been a bit off in sentences losing the lyrical or singing sound for which Norwegian is known.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LingvistNesor

Is this voice pronounces correctly? Because I think it should say the "det" in the end. I mean the swedish voice would say it. I'm confused.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/quis_lib_duo

The d and t at the end are not pronounced.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LingvistNesor

Yes I can hear that , but is the pronunciation are correct? Because there was some case of incorrect pronunciation in other language courses before...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/quis_lib_duo

I cannot play the sound, hence I can only tell you that I was taught that neither d nor t at the end of a neuter "definite noun" are pronounced. So it should sound like a schwa.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kgowen

In this sample smørbrødet sounds identical to smørbrød. There is no schwa sound that I can hear at the end.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OnkelD

Precisely--you hear NO difference in smørbrød and smørbrødet -- none whatsoever, so if you were hearing this and not seeing it written out--the way it's pronounced here--there is no way you be able to tell if it was "sandwich" as opposed to "the sandwich".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KarlTedcastle

I agree it says type what you hear so if the et is silent and not pronounced then it cannot be wrong to type smørbrød Bad example !


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Botherghost

You are right. The voice is mispronouncing this word. It should be pronounced smør-brø-eh.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LavethWolf

But "han spiser smørbrød" ( he eat sandwich ) wouldn't be grammatically correct. That aside, I agree that the pronunciation on this sentence should be fixed.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Solvinter

Smørbrød is pronounced exaxtly the same as smørbrødet ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TurtleJell

No, it's not actually. It should be smør-brø-eh. The eh should be heard :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kaspars543184

That is impossible to hear "-et" at the end of the word.. :/


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/penoix

She makes smørbrød and smørbrødet sound the same. Both should be allowed.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Estaban429727

Could we sort out brøþ or brø and elimininate this dieing gasp of sound that can be anything except what one hears. It's bread, the, s, the s aren't critical to comprehension


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fake.Fruit

why isnt 'samwich' accepted? thats at least how i always spelled it,,


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Estaban429727

I don't know if you are being a weisenheimer, which I probably spelled wrong, but I am. Axe yourself how the Earl spelled his name. Don't think DL, even though it is officed in Pennsylvania, can cope with all regional and local pronunciations and spellings. I'll let you delve into how bad it can be with some sparrowgrass. ;;~)))

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