Det ‘it, that’ is pronounced as if it were written ‘de’, when stressed like the first part of the English vowel in ‘day’; when unstressed with the vowel in English ‘the’. De ‘they; you (formal – always written with a capital letter)’ is pronounced as if were written ‘di’.
How do you use det in Norwegian?
A very common definite article, called a demonstrative, in Norwegian is the word det/den (depends on the gender of the noun – you use det in front neuter nouns and den in front of masculine and feminine nouns). Det/den is the same as that in English.
What’s the difference between DET and den in Norwegian?
Den/det. Both den and det mean it. Den is used to replace masculine and feminine nouns, det replaces neuter nouns: De har en sofa.
How do you pronounce det in Swedish?
Duolingo makes it sound like “dee-uh”. Google translate: “deh”. Forvo: It sounds like it is spelled, like “debt” without the b.
If you’d like to say “hello” in Swedish you can start with “Hej.” But just like in English, there are multiple ways to say “hello” in Swedish—and it’s always good to know more than one. You’ll likely hear some of these in conversation: “åh!” “vad!” “hejsan!” “hallå!” “vad nu då!” “jaså!” and “god dag!”
What is the meaning of Det?
Det. ( also Det British English) 1 the written abbreviation of detective2 the written abbreviation of determiner. Quizzes.
What’s the difference between den and det?
Yup, if the noun happens to be masculine, then when it is the direct object in the sentence, it changes to “den” instead of “der”. All other genders stay the same. Take a look at this sentence. It has two masculine nouns (Mann, Ball) but the words for “the” are different.
Is Norwegian a gendered language?
Norwegian Bokmål has three genders – feminine, masculine and neuter. Each noun is associated with one specific gender only. There are no simple rules for knowing which noun belongs to which gender; the only way of learning is to memorize it. However, nearly all feminine words can also be used as masculine words.