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Forum: Other Languages September 06, 2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,464
Posted By ElDanés
Oh! I haven't even seen Festen, but I have heard...

Oh! I haven't even seen Festen, but I have heard it should be a good movie indeed. It is one of the many Dogme 95 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogme_95)-movies. Some of them are quite good, while...
Forum: Other Languages September 06, 2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,464
Posted By ElDanés
As far as I have heard there are multiple...

As far as I have heard there are multiple dialects and variants of Swahili. Some of them are even said be mutually unintelligble, so it seems like it does matter which Swahili you choose. I have...
Forum: Other Languages August 11, 2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,464
Posted By ElDanés
Danish... :rolleyes:

Danish... :rolleyes:
Forum: General Chat June 28, 2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By ElDanés
No, I mostly stayed by the coast, and I wasn't to...

No, I mostly stayed by the coast, and I wasn't to any natural parks either.
Forum: General Chat June 27, 2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By ElDanés
I was in Croatia a couple of years ago, and if I...

I was in Croatia a couple of years ago, and if I remember right I stayed around Poreč. I liked it a lot, and especially the historical parts of the cities in Croatia are wonderful. The beaches...
Forum: Other Languages June 22, 2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,807
Posted By ElDanés
компьютер, and it is masculine.

компьютер, and it is masculine.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 10, 2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,792
Posted By ElDanés
Exactly. The only troublesome aspects of...

Exactly. The only troublesome aspects of Afrikaans grammar I stumbled upon while stuyding it were the pluralization of nouns, which in many cases was irregular, and the same for the adjectives.
Forum: Other Languages June 10, 2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,897
Posted By ElDanés
Haha, true! :) Such letters sure could come in...

Haha, true! :)
Such letters sure could come in handy!

I believe the user, WRDavid, has an old computer, or at least a computer with bad modern font-support (I'm especially thinking of Unicode)...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 10, 2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,792
Posted By ElDanés
Oh, I see. I must say you have picked Danish up...

Oh, I see. I must say you have picked Danish up pretty well then.

Interesting, Afrikaans. I used to study Afrikaans myself a bit, just for fun and because of its extraordinarily simple grammar....
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 10, 2009, 03:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,792
Posted By ElDanés
Good question. I have only got Danish pastry in...

Good question. I have only got Danish pastry in Denmark, and never anywhere else, so I wonder too, if what other countries call Danish pastry is the same which we've got here.


Sounds like a...
Forum: Other Languages June 10, 2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,569
Posted By ElDanés
Ja, det er det! Det er en fælles...

Ja, det er det! Det er en fælles nordtysk-skandinavisk specialitet.

Yes, it is! It's a shared North German-Scandinavian specialty.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 09, 2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,792
Posted By ElDanés
Du er velkommen! I had to look up the word...

Du er velkommen!

I had to look up the word in Bulgarian, but it turns out you are right. I tried checking some of the other Slavic languages as well, and it turns out that Bulgarian is the only...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques June 08, 2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,792
Posted By ElDanés
Just to get everything straight, the correct...

Just to get everything straight, the correct spelling is ресторан.
Forum: Other Languages May 30, 2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,615
Posted By ElDanés
It depends on which Basque Country you are...

It depends on which Basque Country you are referring to.
While I was talking about the autonomous community in Spain, you are talking about the cultural region of the Basques.
Forum: Other Languages May 30, 2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,615
Posted By ElDanés
Basque is spoken in and around the Basque...

Basque is spoken in and around the Basque Country, which is a region in northern Spain.
Forum: Other Languages May 28, 2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,807
Posted By ElDanés
Both ничто and ничего mean nothing, the former is...

Both ничто and ничего mean nothing, the former is just the nominative form and the latter the genitive form. However, it's true that ничто may also mean anything. As far as I know, both may be used...
Forum: Other Languages May 10, 2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
[Other] Swahili
Views: 3,346
Posted By ElDanés
Well, Chinese has never been considered a very...

Well, Chinese has never been considered a very hard language to learn because of its analytical nature, but of course, everything is relative.

I doubt I'd ever need Swahili, and I thus don't see...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques April 27, 2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,792
Posted By ElDanés
Muchas gracias por la corrección, irmamar. Creí...

Muchas gracias por la corrección, irmamar. Creí la palabra idioma fue femenino por su terminación, pero ahora entendo que es irregular como las palabras mano que es femenina y problema que es...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques April 26, 2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 28,792
Posted By ElDanés
Personalmente, creo que escribir y construir...

Personalmente, creo que escribir y construir frases en una nueva idioma es el más difícil.
Forum: General Chat April 07, 2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,111
Posted By ElDanés
La idea de lenguas construidas no es inútil. La...

La idea de lenguas construidas no es inútil. La mayoría de la población del mundo no habla inglés, y por eso inglés no debe ser el lengua internacional. Además, inglés tiene muchas irregularidades,...
Forum: General Chat February 08, 2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By ElDanés
Normally it's said that there's a small...

Normally it's said that there's a small difference in the meanings. I found some good examples here (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/cannot#Usage_notes), but I'm sure you can find some examples...
Forum: Vocabulary February 06, 2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By ElDanés
I'm aware of the strong meaning of estúpido, and...

I'm aware of the strong meaning of estúpido, and I used it as I really think some of the gameshows are really stupid (not just in the funny sense). Thanks for the word tonto, though, sosia. I didn't...
Forum: Introductions February 06, 2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By ElDanés
¡Bienvenido, Zwarte Piet! Me gusta tu apodo....

¡Bienvenido, Zwarte Piet!

Me gusta tu apodo. :)
Forum: Introductions February 06, 2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,931
Posted By ElDanés
Oh, I hadn't guessed that. I guess I'm too naive....

Oh, I hadn't guessed that. I guess I'm too naive. :)
Forum: Other Languages February 05, 2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,569
Posted By ElDanés
Yep, but that was the closest translation I could...

Yep, but that was the closest translation I could come up with. In Danish it is "grød," and is used both for porridge, in the way you mentioned, and for the berries and alike, like in the picture....
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