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"Jag är en pojke."

Translation:I am a boy.

November 17, 2014



Very excited to start learning Swedish. :)


As someone who's dreaming of moving to Sweden in the future, same here!


Is there a possibility to get a visual keyboard? Currently I need to either switch my keyboard to one with accents, or find the character in question and copy it from somewhere else.


If on have a smart phone that is Android download the google keyboard. If you hold down on a letter it will then pop up different versions of the letter like if i hold a i can get à â ä á ã or å


Hey Jacob I have a KIDIBUZZ cellphone with an android thingie or whatever its called


And æ and ā and @


You can have a Swedish keyboard layout on your desktop/laptop by having a Swedish keyboard layout. Here are the steps to get it. It will provide you with the Swedish letters and the puncuation is all mixed around too. But I got use to it. 1. Go to control panel 2. Region and language. 3.Change keyboard layout 4. Now you go to add... To add a language for a keyboard layout. 5. Choose your selected language 6. Add it and click apply 7. Now you need the language bar. Go back to where you went to region and language. 8. Language bar 9. Choose where you want it. I have mine floating on desktop, but you can have yours anywhere. 10. Check on your desktop to see if it says the language you wanted. Your keyboard would be changed.

I might of messed up a few steps, as I did this a long time ago. But if you complex the steps, you can probably get a certain keyboard layout. ;3


Just get Google keyboard and long press on the alphabet you want to give an accent to


Is that a thing on desktop?


Nope... :( if you hold it down on desktop in just goes "aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa"


Sharu i dont have the right phone to do that even if there is one on my screen.


On an iPhone or iPod Touch or iPad you can add keyboards that are in different languages by going to Settings > General > Keyboard > Add Keyboard > Select Language and then switch when you're typing by pressing that little globe button in the bottom left corner of the keyboard.


Welcomee to Sweeeedishh <3


I'm having trouble with the pronunciation of "Pojke." It seems to sound like "Polkyeh" rather than what I thought would be more of a "Poyke."

Any english word that sounds like it?


Poy-keh should be the way to say it, you don't have an 'L' sound in it


is so amazing to begin the swedish courses :D


I'm Indonesian, and the first native language I learn is Svenska.


when I listen to the A.I. voice thing "jag ar" always sounds like "Jag har"


Simalar case with och i think its on purpose


I hear Jeg "går" instead of er as in Norwegian. Is that how it should sound?


difference between "svenska" and "svenske"?


As adjectives, svenska is the plural or definite form. svenske is a form that can optionally be used for masculine beings. You never have to use it, but it's common in some cases. For instance "the Swedish cook" in the Muppet Show is commonly known as den svenske kocken in Swedish – possible since he's male.


I must admit Im finding it difficult to pronounce Jag ar, when I listen to the the recording it sounds more like "Jarga" ?


Jag är = /ja: e:/, the G and R are silent.


Thanks for your help.


So true! I listen to it multiple times, though which helps me, but they dont pronounce very well


Did anyone notice that the voice pronounced the "en" with a rising tone when you hover over it?


What is the difference vetween 'en' and 'ett'?


Loving the pronunciation thus far :D


Please tell me : what's the difference between 'är' and 'har' ?


Roughly like is and has.


I'm confused as to why it wont pick up what I'm sayibg


How are you meant to pronounce "Jag" ? like "Yo" ?


Often we pronounce is like "ja" (but not like the German "ja", mind you!). The "g" is often silent, or very quiet, in most of the dialects in Swedish.


In this sentence I can hear a portuguese J in the word "Jag". In other exercises I hear an "i" sound. Also, in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu50L4N9fVA she definitely says the "portuguese J" instead of the i. Both ways are correct or should I check my hearing?


Where can I find learning guide for soundrill? I am a non-English speaker so I can't understand what you were writing with /ja: e:/.. Do you mean a and e are a long vowel with ":"??


Does anyone have tips for Dutch people learning Swedish. I think it is so hard to translate all the words when you are Dutch.


(3) You should also realize you have a big advantage over native English speakers in learning Swedish, because Dutch word gender is fairly similar to Swedish word gender. They both have "common" and "neuter" words, the main difference being that Dutch makes the distinction in its definite articles ("de" and "het"), while Swedish does in its indefinite articles ("en" and "ett", but note they also apply in adjectives, possessive pronouns and definite forms). As such, you can guess the gender of a lot a Swedish words fairly well, while native English speakers have a really hard time doing so. For example, you know it's "en ko" because it's "de koe," and "ett hus" because it's "het huis." While words genders in both languages don't always match, they do more often than not.

Hope that helps, veel succes! :)


(1) I didn't think most of them are that hard from a Dutch perspective, but words like "pojke" are indeed quite different from their Dutch counterpart. A good way to remember that specific word is to remember the one with the "j" is a "jongen," and the one without the "j" is a "meisje" (okay, they both have a "j" in them, but in "meisje" it's in the dimunitive form (i.e., verkleinwoord)), so that doesn't count.


(2) I used tricks like that throughout high school for learning German and French vocabulary, and they always worked wonders. Another good one to remember "inte" is that it kind of looks like someone took "niet" and mashed up the letters ;)


im learning swedish for pewdiepie HELL YEAH


Could someone tell me why it's en pojka and ett äpple?


There isn't really a way to tell the difference, for example a house is "ett hus" while a mouse is "en mus". They sound similar, but use ett and en respectively. Either way, it means one or a.


It's really hard to know which is correct unless you're a native


I'm just starting out, but I think there are two genders in Swedish: ett means äpple is neuter, and en means pojka is - hm, I don't know what it's called, but my understanding is that it's a mix, or blend, or amalgamation of masculine and feminine. Have you studied other European languages? It's common for (European) languages to have two or three genders, which affect grammar (noun declensions, verb conjugation, etc.).


Äpple is apple, im not entirely sure what youre talking about but i can assure you that äpple is not a gender, it is a fruit...


Before every lesson you can find tips (lightbulb icon) with explanations.


Just started learning it, I'm so new to the language. I feel like it's going to be hard for me to learn it


Sounds like "Poikka" in Finnish!! :) It also means "boy"


Very happy to satr learning tbe language of my dreams :)


I accidentally entered the wrong answer I swear


Jag i Är am En a Pojka boy


Has "pojke" some relation with the finnish word "poika" (which also means "boy")?


Yes, it's a loan word from Finnish.


Does anybody else come here to learn Swedish because they're obsessed with PewDiePie


... said the female TTS.


En or ett, how will I know wich one to use?


How is Jag pronounced precisely?


How should one say: I am JUST a boy?


Jag är bara en pojke


I am learning Swedish because PewDiePie is Swedish.


How can i read är en ?


Is at the same as ar? I typed at instead of ar and it counted it as correct.


I'm gonna learn sweden


I have forgotten the basics I learnt like wo days ago, how can I go back to level one?


Can I go back to level one because I've forgotten the basics I learnt like ,two days ago. Pls help


Can anyone tell me how to go back to level 1 of basics cuz I've forgotten the basics I learnt like , two days ago.


l write it right but does it as mistake


Who else thinks "Jag Är En" sounds like "Your Getting"?


I'll finally learn and get a swedish girl


OMG my friend,Dylan would be like "Are you learning how to say 'build a wall' in Swedish?"


LEEEERRRROYYYYYY JEEENNNKKKIIINSSS * Runs into the swedish lession and instantly answers all the questions incorrectly*


Did i just assume my agenda?

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