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"She shows him the book."

Translation:Hun viser ham boken.

June 1, 2015

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

Why is ham used here, not han?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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he = han him = ham/han

Both 'han' and 'ham' are correct. The course is trying to be consistent with the translations, so 'him' is always translated to 'ham' in the suggested solution. (Which is not better nor worse than 'han')


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

Thanks that makes sense now


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/miyu.kitty

Is it bøken or boken?


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

'Boken' (m.) or 'boka' (f.) are the definite singular forms.
This particular noun has an irregular vowel change in its plural forms.

m: en bok - boken - bøker - bøkene
f: ei bok - boka - bøker - bøkene

(a book - the book - books - the books)

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