When the noun in question is com- pared with another noun, the rules do apply. What a nice wrist watch you have. Vi dr de bdsta v tinner. See Lesson I, Note 9. He tried to catch the bird, but it could not be done.
The harvest is poor this year.
The above examples would be: Vod har du med saken att gora? I have heard that you intend to go away again. Fliclca kunnig i enklare matlagning far plats. Men allvarligt talat, var det trevligt pS baten? He was away for three days.