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"I have a cell phone."

Translation:Minulla on kännykkä.

July 3, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Raj7_3

Anybody use this word for a phone in 2020?


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

Yes indeed, we do use it. Smartphone would be "älypuhelin", but it's mostly used only in ads or when you actually really need to differentiate it from other types of phones. We mostly call them "kännykkä" in everyday speech. "Kännykkä" or "matkapuhelin" means mobile phone, the latter is more formal. A telephone would be "puhelin", which can be used to refer to either mobile or landline phones.


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

There's also the shortened version "känny", which is common as well.


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

And some people use "luuri" as well.

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