"My brother-in-law is a cook."

Translation:Svogeren min er kokk.

3 years ago

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Is svigerbror not the same as svoger? I am confused.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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It's the same, it was just missing from the accepted alternatives for this sentence.

2 years ago

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Thanks. I will report it the next time I come to that task.

2 years ago

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I've already added it, but thanks! :)

2 years ago

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Why "er kokk", not "er en kokk"?

2 years ago

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We often omit the indefinite article when dealing with profession titles.

It's optional, but it's more common to omit them than not to omit them.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jummysums

Does that apply to questions regarding profession? "Er du kokk"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/severson31
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can "min svoger er kokk" be correct?

3 years ago

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Certainly! … Well, at least now!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FredCapp
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I'm really coming to appreciate how Esperanto does "in law." Just plug the affix bo~ in front of a family member's title. For example, Svogeren would be bofrato while sister in law is bofratino, etc.

Not that I'm advertising, but it's much less to remember, and it's spoiled me for things like this.

2 years ago
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