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"Hey! Hey! A potato!"

Translation:Hei! Hei! Peruna!

June 27, 2020

13 Comments


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

Is it polite to say goodbye to potatoes before eating them? Or what exactly do I do with the sentence?!


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

My guess is it comes from the song "Peruna on pyöreä". You can check it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUdW9ZSaXu8


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

I agree. Must be. I could not find the lyrics to that song. Kid's songs are also a great way to augment Finnish learning. I went down a rabbit hole on youtube watching ABCs and other videos...lol.


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

I found these lyrics on a Facebook profile. They do not match that video 100%, though

Peruna on pyöreä, peruna on soikea, peruna on ruoka ihan oikea. Perunaa kun suuhun vie, sille alkaa pitkä tie. Vatsassa sen paras paikka eikös lie!

Peruna on pyöreä peruna on soikea peruna on ruoka ihan oikea. Perunaa kun syödä saa voimia se kasvattaa. Suureksi saa meidät pieni peruna. Hei, hei, peruna!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luukas84

Wonderful. That must be it :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lassi492061

If the person was saying goodbye, there would not be an exclamation mark between the two "hei". Now he is shouting in order to attract attention, for instant that the waiter would bring the potato which one has waited too long for.


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

Perhaps someone was just excited to find a potato. :) Wouldn't blame them really.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanWitham1

This is a very exciting potato with chilli and cheese.


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

What is this sentence...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elviira04

It's from a children's song


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Meriem576113

This one is silly


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

What the hell

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