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"They do not speak any Icelandic."

Translation:He eivät puhu islantia.

July 12, 2020

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

The Finnish pronunciation of "islantia" is incorrect


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

Not only is it pronuncing the first letter as "ai", it's also not pronuncing the s. It's like the English pronunciation of island.


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

In the finnish answer there is no mention of "any" and the audio for "islantia" is off.


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

I'm pretty sure the "any" just isn't needed because in Finnisch you just say "They don't speak Icelandic"


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

I think it's there to underline that "islantia" is in partitiivi.


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

But it is in this case it would not be wrong to translate it with yhtään?


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

Why is any not translated in this sentence?


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

You missed out any : he eivät puhu yhtään islantia*

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