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Norwegian nouns

Grammar

Nouns usually have genders. But how can you know whether the sun is masculine or feminine in another language? And why bother at all?

Have you thought about that? The gender of a noun differs from language to language.

The sun can for instance be feminine in Norwegian (sola), but masculine in Italian (il sole).

Why? Well…

It’s a long story, but you may find some answers to your question if you watch the video.

Discussion:

Do you have specific strategies to learn new words in another language? What do you think work best for you? Share your experiences and suggestions with your larger cohort. You might find some interesting clues!

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