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"Pesäpallo on suomalainen peli."

Translation:Nestball is a Finnish game.

June 28, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/posi5
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Nestball??!!

Just call the game "pesäpallo" in English and every other language


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Miska829335

Finnish baseball.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pete215

I would think it's best to call it ¨pesäpallo¨ or Finnish Baseball rather than use a literal translation.


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

Ditto. And if you offer Finnish baseball as an option, you should accept it as an answer!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cwm86

I have literally never heard it called this.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mari893657

Who made up a new English word? Never heard of nestball before.


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

It should either be pesäpallo or Finnish baseball - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pes%C3%A4pallo


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jean-LoupR

Never heard the word "nestball" before. I've always been told it's effectively Finnish baseball or just pesäpallo


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

baseball should be sufficient, perhaps Finnish baseball is too much


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mpre53

Pesäpallo was designed by a couple of Finns who returned from the US and thought that American baseball was too boring. So it really is Finnish baseball.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tyll363978

Weird, I always thought a Nest Ball's a kind of Poké Ball.


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

All finns I know translate this to baseball


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gareth646761

Great at last to see 'pesäpallo' accepted in the English sentence!


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

I'm glad i wasn't the only one who thought of Pokemon when i saw this!

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