"A child is crying."

Translation:Et barn gråter.

3 years ago

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when do we use et = a and when en = a ?

3 years ago

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That depends on the gender of the noun. 'et' is for neuter nouns, 'en' is for masculine nouns and 'ei' is for feminine nouns.

3 years ago

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and how do we know if it is neuter, M or F?

3 years ago

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You learn it by heart. Always remember the gender of a noun when you learn it. Always.

3 years ago

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takk

3 years ago

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Why is it Et barn and not Barnet?

1 year ago

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This matter (indefinite vs. definite noun reference) is dealt with in previous lessons of this course. If you refer back to them you will find plenty of exercises that will help you refresh your memory:

Et barn = A child vs. Barnet = The child

1 year ago

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I feel the robolady pronounces gråter like grotter with a stress on t

3 months ago
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