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SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WORD #202

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WORD #202:
FOLKSKYGG (adjective, folkskygg, folkskyggt, folkskygga)
1. reclusive, introverted, misanthropic

May 28, 2019

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

Just an heads-up, you missed a k in folkskygg. :)

The literal translation is "people-shy".

May 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Super-Svensk

Thanks for catching my typo!

May 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Sami460001

Ihmisarka på finska. Google cannot translate it. Its only shy.

May 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Sami460001

Kanske de e skydd om folkmusik. :D

May 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/SvenskaSisyphus

I think one can be an introvert without being a misanthrope.

May 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

Sure. The word has multiple possible meanings - not necessarily all of them at once. :)

May 31, 2019
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