What is the root meaning of "leier"? So far, we have both "to hold hands with" and "to rent" for the verb . . . how are these ideas connected? Or, are there two separate verbs which conjugate alike?
What about - Do you want to borrow bikes? ie does leie only apply if money is exchanged?
Yes, å leie is "to rent" or "to hire". To borrow or lend is "å låne".
Would "Will you rent bikes" not acceptable?
We would say 'hire bicycles ' not 'rent'
Yes, certainly in British English, we tend to use "hire" for bikes, cars, vans etc. ""Hire" is accepted here.
Just rent, not ride.
Dere is translated to you and sykler is translated to bicycles. I'm just curious how many bicycles does one person ride at one time over there?
dere is used when you are speaking about multiple people, a collective "you". As in "all of you"
I said rent you say hire. Having similar trouble with acceptable phrases and words in Spanish. Sometimes the translation does not match common speech in English. What are we to do?
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