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"Jenta synger for katten sin."

Translation:The girl sings for her cat.

May 30, 2015

17 Comments


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

Just decided to draw this scenario for fun :


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kokiri85

In English the difference between singing to and singing for is... it's there, but it's pretty subtle. Do til and for work the same way?


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

Synger Deliciae for katten sin? :3


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alberta72143

me in 30 years


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

This is me NOW


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

Kan jeg si "Jenta synger til katten sin"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Craig927918

That's how I would have thought.


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

You can write "Jenten synger for katten sin" aswell


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

Would "Jenta synger for katten hennes" also be a way to say this?


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

I just realised that that would refer to someone else's cat, so it wouldn't work.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mrswesson07

When referring to someone's × you write it as "the x"? Like instead of "Katt" it is "katten"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martinemel4

Yes. In my understanding, you can write either "Jenta synger for katten sin" (so cat is the cat) or "Jenta synger for sin katt". Former is more common.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Caroline-G.

Duo, have you been spying on me?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Flowerstar4956

Wait what my cat sings for me


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AJB_2002

The problem with this is that although funny, it really throws me off as I think that can't possibly be the answer but it is!


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

I also sing for my chickens. They are fussy in the evening, and when I sing to them, it makes them calm down & fall asleep. :-)


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

My cat always sang to me.

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