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SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WEEK #27

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WEEK #27:
RYMDFÄRJA (common gender/en-word, pl: rymdfärjor)
1. space shuttle

3 years ago

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"Färja" apparently means ferry, so a space ferry then.

3 years ago

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Closest thing to that is ruimtevaartvoertuig but I think we also use space shuttle in Dutch aswell.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/--Charlotte--
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Yeah, I think we mainly use space shuttle. Otherwise just ruimteschip. :)

3 years ago

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Yeah, we mainly use space shuttle.

3 years ago

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Is that de space shuttle or het space shuttle?

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https://www.duolingo.com/--Charlotte--
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De space shuttle. But het ruimteschip. Don't ask me why!

"Ruimteschip" is mainly used when talking about aliens. It literally means 'space ship'. When we are talking about a mission to space, we usually use the word (het) ruimtevaartuig or space shuttle.

3 years ago

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Thank you!

3 years ago

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Cool thanks

3 years ago