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What does om mean?

I see om in a lot of phrases. One was Jag alaskar om mannen. or something like that, but it translated to i love/like the man. i thought mannen already has a the before it. sorry if im wrong, but i am very new and trying to learn

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
Lrtward
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Hi, could you edit your post and change the topic from "Duolingo" to the appropriate language please? Thank you!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rebecca622484
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"Om" can be used in different ways. This should answer your question :)

http://www.thelocal.se/blogs/theswedishteacher/2013/08/26/om/

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/garren99

tack!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dani4Amy
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Thanks :D

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dani4Amy
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There's also 'om tycker' which the Swedish teacher didn't seem to cover and that means to like, correct? Ca you say: jag tycker om dej? As in "I like you?" or jag tycker om öl? Thanks.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rebecca622484
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You add "om" to "tykcer" to get "tycker om" meaning 'to like'. Tycker on it's own means 'to think'. You can also use "gillar" but it's more casual.

So yeah you can say them.

1 - Jag tycker om dig / Jag gillar dig = I like you.

2 - Jag tycker om öl / Jag gillar öl= I like beer.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Larry_the_Zebra
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Yes, Jag tycker om dig = I like you. Jag tycker om .... nånting = I like ....whatever. As far as I understand it, it means the same as 'gillar'.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ASkilletFan

It means "About"

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/garren99

i am very sorry. i didnt know you were supposed to select the language.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sophia151515

What language is this?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ASkilletFan

Swedish

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/skyhighturtle

svenska aka swedish ja

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Frozlix
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It can be used in different ways. If it is not a part of an expression (like: tycker om=like) is usually means "if" or "about".

1 year ago