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"Voi ei, kello on rikki."

Translation:Oh no, the clock is broken.

July 16, 2020

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

My, how monotonous this all sounds! There is absolutely no emotion in these sentences. I wonder if this is the normal way to speak Finnish. How do you usually express feelings like joy, sadness, anger, surprise or disappointment? Be it as it may, I am very grateful for this course and all the work done by its creators and contributors. Thank you!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna839191

Finnish is actually pretty monotone to be honest. Stress always falls on the first syllable, little intonation... Also: emotions can be expressed in many ways (word choices, word order, body language etc.)


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

Intonation is also involved in expressing emotions. Expressing some sort of emotion is one of the few instances where intonation can clearly rise.


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

It's of course spoken by a robot but it sounded normal to me. I think that will just tell you something about the normal...

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