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"Vi liker kaféen."

Translation:We like the cafe.

June 6, 2015

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

there isn't an accent button for this argh


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

If you are using the Norwegian Bokmål keyboard for PC, you can use the right alt button, then the key for "\" (If you're looking at a physical US keyboard, it will look like the "=" and "+" button) and then release them for "e."


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

Press the ' button once, then press the letter you want. There is your forward accent.


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

This is only true for keyboard languages with sticky keys (Standard US English (arguably the most common one) isn't one of them).

You can just type in an E instead, and it will accept it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zoidy287

Also worth pointing out for those using the Android app, that pressing and holding the e key on the Android keyboard will bring up a pick list of all possible accented versions of it.


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

Works fine for me, and I've got stickey keys (the Devil's invention) disabled.


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

Sorrym, I meant dead keys, not sticky keys.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tilen991

what is the difference between cafe and coffee?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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a café/a cafe = en kafé/en kafe

a coffee = en kaffe


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

the place you drink coffee and the drink itself


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

I don't get it. Here it says kaféen with the accent, but in the previous exercise, there was no accent: kafeen. But then i got it marked wrong to write kafe instead of kafé. What is correct?


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

If you got marked incorrectly for writing 'kafe', then that is a mistake. Both are correct, but kafé is closer to the original French. Modern usage is to skip the accent though, as that's easier to write.

Again, both should be accepted.

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