"Joo, ei."

Translation:Yeah, no.

June 26, 2020

15 Comments


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

That's what she said


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

Exactly what I thought. XD


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wolfenpilot687

I find this one extremely useful. It's kind of my catchphrase.


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

Is this like "Yeah nah" in Australian English?


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

Based on a quick googling of "yeah, nah", the answer is "yeah nah". "Joo ei" is more like an emphatic no.

  • Mennäänkö meille?
  • Joo ei.

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/narius01

Is that russian да нееет ?:-):-):-)


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

Yeah, no is very Canadian English too! Makes sense to me :)


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

makes since in american english ^_^ or at least here in the midwestern states


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

Well yes but actually no


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

This may be someone answering a negative question, and the person is just agreeing with the negation by saying "yeah, no"


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

Interesting thought.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/-Haeresis-

As an Argentinian, exactly how we agree sometimes.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nika1802

https://images.app.goo.gl/z5rtrPoo8tmC6kca8 Joo ei- no No ei kyllä - definitely no

Ei mutta joo- yes


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CX948

Used to negate a statement, right?


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

Gareth Bale's favourite saying hahahaha

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