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"Did he sell his own soul?"

Translation:Solgte han sin egen sjel?

August 4, 2015

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

What an unnatural way to express this sentence.. Grammatically correct and all obviously, but I doubt anyone would speak like that? Or are we just too unsophisticated in Northern Norway?


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

I guess you could change the wording around slightly and say it like:

'Solgte han sjelen/sjela si?'. (did he sell his soul?).

Dropping the 'egen'/'own' part, since it is kinda redundant anyway. Unless this fellow had multiple souls that weren't his, of course.


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

As Dr. Brennan would have said, "I don't know what that means".

I can tell it is from harry potter, but that's it.. : P


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

Yeah, that's what I thought too. But for all I know, the soul eaters are among us ;)

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