"Kjører du?"

Translation:Are you driving?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Si1vanu5

Could this also mean "Do you drive?"

3 years ago

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Absolutely.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jairapetyan
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Du kjører, fester jeg.

3 years ago

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jeg fester*

3 years ago

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Takk. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dean908580

I put "you driving?" and got it wrong. Thanks mother tongue slang.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Semantiq

I drive. For movies. It's only part-time. Mostly I work at a garage.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jcwint

What part of the word is making it be pronounced almost like an "s"? The kj in combination?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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Yes, but take care not to add too much of an "s" into it, as this recording is already toeing the line of what's acceptable.

There's a difference between "kj" and "sj" in Norwegian, but it's very common to struggle with that nuance - even for Norwegians. :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LilTweetingBird
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If "kj" is not supposed to be too much of an "s" sound, how is it pronounced? I thought it was more of a breathy "h" sound, made in the back of your throat. Is that right?

Edit: It's not, as far as my experience goes.

Edit #2: Ok, I'm thoroughly confused now... I think it's sort of a mix between the two?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Regney
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kj is pronounced much like the (North American) pronunciation of "h" in "human" or "huge." In English, we might try to spell it phonetically as "hyoo-man" (for human), "hyell" (for the name, Kjell), or "hyor" (for the word, kjør).
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1 month ago

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Why does "you are driving?" not work? Would that be a different word order?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kato142326

Its "are you driving?" What you said is used in everyday english however this is grammatically correct

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jon691049

How can we say, 'can you drive?' Kan du kjorer?' Does this differ from 'Kjorer du?'

2 months ago

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"Kan du kjøre?" (with no r on the end of kjøre). The difference is the same as in the English sentences, "Can you drive?" and "Do you drive?"

1 month ago
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