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"Minä haluan maistaa salmiakkia."

Translation:I want to taste salmiakki.

June 25, 2020

15 Comments


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

«I want to try the salmiakki» should be accepted too.


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

Yes, that sounds exactly like something a native English speaker would say. It's obvious you're going to taste it rather than try doing something else with it!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/theonystrm1

Here, again, the prosody is complety wrong — the worst thing is that there is no glottal stop between maistaa and salmiakkia! It is not pronounced togerher, rather clearky separated!


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

You cannot make a glottal stop before a consonant. Or at least I cannot! I wish the speaker button was here on the page so we could listen again. (I opened up the discussion but went ahead in the lesson to read this later).


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

Mobile does have a listen button in the page, shame desktop does not.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JordanKall7

Salmiakki is awesome, if you don't like it thats fine.


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

Why this word is on the topic of food, candies? It is medicine, isn`t it?


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

No, it's candy. In Finland and other Northern countries at least. You can find salmiakki, lots of it, at the candy isle. If you buy mixed bags of sweets, they often contain chocolates, different kinds of fruit candy as well as lakritsi and salmiakki.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/anne483250

No, in Finland it is a candy available in every food store


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

Why is this supposedly "incorrect"?

I want to taste the salmiakki


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarijkevanDijk88

Is salmiakki the same as what we call "salmiak drop" in the Netherlands?


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

As far as I can tell, yes.

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