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"Pojken äter salt."

Translation:The boy eats salt.

November 20, 2014

34 Comments


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

Flickan äter peppar, pojken äter salt.. how sweet!


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

Sweet is definitely not how those taste ;)


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

The would make a great couple!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vincent395751

He's just eating straight salt? oh Duolinguo, you so silly.


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

I actually ate like 1/4 of a tiny container of salt when we where baking in class once i need help to walk down stairs after the period


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

I wrote "pojken ett är salt" I don't know what I was thinking when it came to that lol


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/skai.gsb

your profile pic brings me so much joy


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

One high blood pressure coming up!


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

Hallå diabetes!


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

Now it's 'shalt'? I thought it was 'salt'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

In Swedish, except for the southern dialects, the combination -rs- forms a ”retroflex” sound, which is close to the English sh-sound. For example, ”kors” (cross) is pronounced ”kosh” [kɔʂ]. In normal speech, this often occurs over word boundaries as well, so since ”äter” ends with -r, and ”salt” begins with s-, the same thing often happens there. The same thing was pointed out for the sentence ”jag äter smörgåsarna”.


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

So even if they are not in the same word, they have like a relationship and make sh?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

Yes, they don’t have to when they’re not in the same word, but it’s very common in natural speech.


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

...and except for the eastern dialects (ie. Finland).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JYH6UtXB

L8, can you describe how it is for the southern dialects?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarah1473149

Poor kid. hes gonna get dry mouth from that Lol


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Evalyn397447

Soo.. just salt orrrr?


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

Gosh...need to bring on russian food to Sweden. Otherwise they will end up consuming only ingredients.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sebastiann814568

Так им и надо.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jade-the-Kitsune

I am quite concerned about this child's health. Silly Duolingo!


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

Ah yes, we love eating pure salt!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/matthew583808

Its not healthy to eat too much salt as its expelled along with calcium from your bones


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

That is a... Interesting meal choice there boy.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hans23950

Pojken är i sjukhuset!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JYH6UtXB

I'm so proud of myself: I was actually able to read this!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas405211

Call Child Protective Services!


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

What is he thinking?... Just shoving stait up salt in his body.....wow haha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Charlotte901684

Hahaha Duolingo being silly


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sebastiann814568

Poor boy, that's all I can say.

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