"Water and bread"

Translation:Vann og brød

May 30, 2015

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

To whoever is interested: «På vann og brød» is a way to say «in prison» for historic reasons. https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vann_og_br%C3%B8d

May 30, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WesWes14

Wow interesting fact! Like

June 22, 2017

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

Well then what is <<vant>>?

July 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
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"Vant" can mean either "won" or "used/accustomed/wont (to)".

"Vatn" is just another way of spelling "vann".

October 27, 2018

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

Typo...the answer shows 'vatn' in desktop versions

August 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
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"Vatn" is a spelling variation of "vann". Not commonly used in Bokmål, but still correct.

October 27, 2018

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

How do you type the o with slash in it from android phone?

October 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
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Try holding down "o" and see if other options appear. If not, you can download a Norwegian or international keyboard.

October 27, 2018

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

That is interesting.

December 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arabella210259

bRoT uNd wAsSeR :)

I'm sure I'm not the only one reminded of that on here,most of us who took German are probably sick of that one hahah

May 1, 2019
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