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"Du ikke kysse kua!"

Translation:You must not kiss the cow!

June 5, 2015

11 Comments


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

...Is this a common problem in Norway?!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andy..Norton

How do you distinguish between "You must not kiss the cow" and "You do not have to kiss the cow"?


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

You can use "Du er ikke nødt til å..." for the latter if you want to remove all doubt, but usually context and intonation does the job for you.


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

Maybe the second one could be 'Du trenger ikke å kysse kua'?


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

...hvorfor ikke?


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

Have you seen the size of their tongues?


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

But what about the chicken?


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

You'll have to ask him... if you can find him, that is. ;)


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

Political scandal!


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

Oh, there has GOT to be a good story behind this sentence!

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