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"The ninth floor"

Translation:Niende etasje

3 years ago

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/JenniferTauber

Why is it etasje and not etasjen?

3 years ago

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I'm guessing because it's a French word smuggled through German, alongside all the accented é words.

2 years ago

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I reported it, let's see...

3 years ago

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"Den niende etasjen" is accepted now.

Keep in mind that just saying "niende etasje" is the most common and natural sounding.

3 years ago

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Yes, but in my case the suggested answer was den niende etasje. Is that really possible?

3 years ago

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Ugh, no! That sounds like a really bad crime novel. Like 'The Mystery on the Ninth Floor.' Too old fashioned I guess.

2 years ago