this is Danish?

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this is Danish?

Postby polluted » 2008-11-22, 13:23

Hvad er det for foreslag??

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If it is, what it means?

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Re: this is Danish?

Postby Phileas » 2008-11-22, 16:50

Yes, it is Danish, albeit a bit broken.
It's probably supposed to be "Hvad er det for et foreslag?"
Meaning "Which proposal* is that?" or "What sort of proposal* is that?"

*Not in the marital sense.

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Re: this is Danish?

Postby polluted » 2008-11-23, 3:53

Thanks a lot.

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Re: this is Danish?

Postby ILuvEire » 2008-11-23, 6:06

How would "hvad" be pronounced in Danish? Is it similar to Icelandic's "hvað" being pronounced kvadh.
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Re: this is Danish?

Postby Mulder-21 » 2008-11-24, 0:46

Well, hv- is always pronounced like v- in Danish, so I reckon something like /v{D/. Danish is really hard to write phonetically. :(
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Re: this is Danish?

Postby Aleco » 2008-11-29, 22:41

Den sidste D i enden av 'hvad' er vel ikke udtalt ordentligt? Som en 'næsten-D'?
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Re: this is Danish?

Postby SImon Gray » 2008-12-02, 17:37

"Hvad" is supposed to be pronounced vath (the -th being similar to the "th" in English or the Icelandic ð, the A is the A in English "and"). But Danes only pronounce words like they're "supposed" to be pronounced if they want to emphasise it. Usually, it's just pronounced "va" as in "hvad laver du?" (va lawer doo).

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Re: this is Danish?

Postby Aleco » 2008-12-02, 18:39

Det visste jeg ikke :P Tak!
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