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"Whose food are we eating?"

Translation:Hvis mat spiser vi?

August 7, 2015

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

Nobody says it like this. At least not these days. I have never heard anyone use "hvis" in any such situation (og jeg er norsk).


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

Do people actually still use 'hvis' like this?

I'm curious because I never hear or see it written these days.


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

What is the modern way?


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

I would say: 'hvem sin mat er det vi spiser?'.


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

Would a construction like "Hvem er det maten til vi spiser?", in analogue to "Hvis sønn er han -- Hvem er det sønnen til?"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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You would rather say "Hvem er det som har laget maten vi spiser" = "Who is it that has made the food we are eating" or "Hvem eier maten vi spiser" = "Who owns the food we are eating". Yours doesn't sound correct...

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