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"Han liker å spille innebandy."

Translation:He likes to play floorball.

November 20, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anuan_Rithe

Would the translation "indoor hockey" work?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
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Apparently not:

Indoor field hockey, or indoor hockey, is an indoor variant of "traditional" outdoor field hockey. It is not to be confused with indoor roller hockey variants such as rink hockey, inline hockey or floorball.

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chrsflmng

I've never heard an English speaker living in either Norway or Sweden call it "floorball". We just all call it innebandy!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FoxxieWyldfyre

What Is floorball?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricGjovaag

Essentially, floor hockey—like field hockey, but indoors with smaller teams. Or, if you like, like ice hockey, but without ice or skates. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floorball


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarkBennett6

In case, like me, you had never heard of this sport: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floorball

It's a northern and north-eastern European thing, apparently.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarkBennett6

Apologies for the duplication - I posted the previous comment via the app, where there was only one previous comment (which does not appear here!). Mods - are you aware of this discrepancy between the online and app comment pages?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
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  • 489

Painfully aware.

If you want to nag Duo about it you have my blessing, but there's nothing we can do about it ourselves. I always feel bad when I see someone getting their head bitten off for not reading previous comments (which they couldn't see) before asking their question.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarkBennett6

Understood - this explains a lot. Takk - again! (probably approaching tusen by now)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae
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  • 489

Bare hyggelig! You're well on your way to unlocking "Tusen takk". ;)

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