"Hun er en jente."

Translation:She is a girl.

May 29, 2015

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EddieGuerr2

Is "en" pronounced "ehm"?


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

I think it's more like 'ehn' or 'en'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rikkrikk666

Do you know any place where I can hear better the pronunciation?


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

Forvo is a website made for hearing the pronunciation of many words in different languages. There are over 10,000 words for Norwegian you can hear.

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

Does jente imply that she is young or that she is female?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClaraJ03

i guess its kind of like saying man/woman and boy/girl so jente is girl and kvinne is woman


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

It sounds like the "e" in er is almost like an 'ah' sound in English.


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    Correct IPA pronunciation for er is /æɾ/ and for en is /ən/ (unstressed) or /eːn/ (stressed). The stressed variant can also be translated as the cardinal number "one" (1).


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