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SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WORD #208

Sorry for the 2-week delay! I have been extremely busy lately, but things are easing up, so I should be back on schedule now! All previous words can be found here!


WORD #208:
SUNNANVIND (common gender/en-word, pl: sunnanvindar)
1. southerly wind

July 23, 2019

4 Comments


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

To complete the set:

Västanvind – westerly wind.

Östanvind / Ostanvind – easterly wind.

Nordanvind – north wind.

July 23, 2019

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

Can someone remind me whether a southerly wind is coming from the south or from the north? I can never remember.

July 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/E.T.Gregor

From the south. Winds are named after the direction they come from, probably because that's normally what decides their properties (strength, temperature, humidity etc).

July 24, 2019

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

Takk! I don't know why that won't stick in my brain...

July 24, 2019
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