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"Hyi! Leipä on vihreää."

Translation:Yuck! The bread is green.

July 23, 2020

6 Comments


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

Lol, I got clocked for misspelling "Ew"


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

You could have reported it, Merriam-Webster is on your side ;-) https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ew


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

I find it funny how "ew" is regarded as a typo versus "eww." Not super important, but a little funny. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HastaLaVista83

"leipä" is a clear cognate of Russian "хлеб (hleb)" meaning "bread", German "Laib" and English "loaf".


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

That's interesting. This was a Finnish word I knew for years but I never thought it might be related to "loaf".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martha94435

I guess this is a relative of "it's not red meat that's bad for you, it's fuzzy blue-green meat that's bad for you".

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