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"Kyllä, herra Pöllö!"

Translation:Yes, Mr. Pöllö!

July 9, 2020

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

It was Pöllönen before, but now it's Pöllö... I already have a reflex to write Pöllönen after previous lessons


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

:)

"Pöllö" is "owl" in Finnish. "-nen" (Pöllönen) is a common suffix in surnames, as is "-la/lä" (Pöllölä). You often meet people with nature-themed last names.

"kivi" - stone, rock

"Tyyne Kivi"

"Otso Kivinen"

"Aino Kivelä"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/e.e.sutton

Those of us without accented letter on our keyboards need the buttons to type ö in this exercise. This happens often in the translation exercises when there is a name with accented letters. I usually cut and paste the name from the Finnish sentence, but cutting and pasting isn't the best way to practice.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Morris335137

You are totally right! But if I'm correct, you can use the buttons (Shift + " + O/A) to make that letter. If not, maybe they should add like a button and if you click it you can choose between letters like ä, ö, æ, ø, etc.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andreas1974

e.e.sutton: You can learn shortcuts on how to type the Swedish/Finnish letters using Windows or Mac, or change the keyboard layout temporarily. There are instructions in Swedish on this page (use Google translate unless the images are good enough): https://www.enkelteknik.se/svenska-bokstaver-med-engelskt-tangentbord

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