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"Oh no, this glögi is cold."

Translation:Voi ei, tämä glögi on kylmää.

July 8, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ian400723

You can translate glogi into ¨mulled wine¨


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dylan600886

Apparently not: glögi in Finland is non-alcoholic, even if you can mix in your own wine later. I guess it's sort of "mulled wine mixer."

I grew up with the Swedish-style glögg, which is alcoholic enough to stun a moose at twenty paces, so it's taking a bit to re-translate the concept into glögi.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dylan600886

So I'm a bit lost: why partitive when we're talking about this glögi? And the partitive was used when talking about a "liter of green ice cream," too. Doesn't talking about a specific quantity or instance take it out of the realm of partitive?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jan-Olav

'Kylmää' still needs to be in partitive because it describes a liquid.

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