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"Pojken äter salt."

Translation:The boy eats salt.

3 years ago

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Ichimoku
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Flickan äter peppar, pojken äter salt.. how sweet!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mattwhiskers

Sweet is definitely not how those taste ;)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vincent395751

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

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zinthak

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

3 years ago

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Lundgren8
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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”.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/annika_a
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...and except for the eastern dialects (ie. Finland).

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DogePamyuPamyu

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

3 years ago

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

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Munsterkatt

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

2 years ago

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

your profile pic brings me so much joy

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BozsTakts

One high blood pressure coming up!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GarethCubb

Hallå diabetes!

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexanderB266611

Mmm delicious!

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Evalyn397447

Soo.. just salt orrrr?

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zach315

Yum

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Snikof
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Gosh...need to bring on russian food to Sweden. Otherwise they will end up consuming only ingredients.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sarah1473149

Poor kid. hes gonna get dry mouth from that Lol

3 weeks ago