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"Minulla on aina nälkä."

Translation:I am always hungry.

June 28, 2020

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LukeProcto6

For context is this more accurately “I always have hunger" rather than the more semantic translation of “I am always hungry“?


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

That's the more literal translation but definitely not the more accurate translation.


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

If you mean "I always have hunger" i.e. I suffer from lack of food, it would be expressed by saying "näen aina nälkää" [lit. I always see hunger].


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

I think this comment was just pointing out the difference between the "Minulla on nälkä" (I have hunger) and the "Minä olen nälkäinen" (I am hungry) constructions. :)


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

You could look at it from the point of view of facing hunger, as what's before your face is what you see.


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

Finally, a sentence I can relate to. I'm actually eating while doing this. Nice!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Languages127

"At me is always hunger."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ian855380

olen aina nalkainen


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eke546533

nälkäinen


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ian855380

I know, I'm just too lazy to swap my keyboard back and forth, and the system never complains about un-accented characters


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/the.anna

Same, dude, same...


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

.....a hyena's belly is never full


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/simon486678

Tape worms again?

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