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"Oletko sinä hyvä pesäpallossa?"

Translation:Are you good at nestball?

July 14, 2020

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/susan878683

What is "nestball"?


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

Nestball wouldn't mean anything in English (at least not as a sport)


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

Even though pesäpallo is not the same as baseball the name is certainly derived from it. I agree that translating it as "baseball" is a bad idea, but making up the name "nestball" is also silly. Just leave it untranslated like with 'mämmi' and 'salmiakki'.


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

It's called baseball.


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

I also would call it baseball


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

I first heard "nestball" in the last 2 minutes. Maybe "finnish baseball" is a good option - seeing as DL has already discriminated "American football" from the real thing (soccer).


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

I've only ever heard it called pesäpallo (by Finns speaking English).

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