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"An important port in the west"

Translation:En viktig havn i vest

May 27, 2015

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

In a previous sentence "vesten" was used as "the west," but in this sentence "vesten" was marked wrong and simply "vest" was correct. Is there any way to tell when to use which?


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

In the wild west - I ville vesten

It is mostly used for international places to the west


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

Ah, okay. Tusen takk! :D


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

I can't come to think of a single time i've used "vesten" before, except for the american frontier

Unless i'm talking about a vest of course


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

"Vesten" is used to talk about "the western world",

"I vesten er levestandarden høy" - "In the western world the standard of living is high".

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