"Mor och far"

Translation:Mother and father

November 27, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NattKullav1

Mor är kortform av 'moder' och far är kortform av 'fader'.


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

sounds like 'morfar'


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

I fall for it every time.


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

What are the social contexts of mamma vs. mor?


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

There are some great explanations about this here: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/5848211


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

The speed of this one always gets me. Sounds like a single word.


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

I wonder where the English word "Dad/Daddy" comes from, as it seems to have no similarity to other European words to describe a father (as far as I know)?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rebecca622484

One theory is that it came from the welsh word for "dad" which is "tad".


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

We have „táto“ in Ukrainian, which is quite similar


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

so when reading ''och'' from a sentence Is it pronounced as ''O'' eg: Mor och Far


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

Same question!


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

yes, exactly. unless a formal conversation (like talking to the king or something) or youre saying it by itself


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

The normal speed audio seems to be very glitchy on this one - 'och' sounds like 'doh'


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

Audio is wrong again. Sounds like "mordfar."


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

It still sounds like mordfar


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IZZI2233

Far+bror=farbror

But can you also say:

Mor+bror=marbror just to be more specific of the family tree?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Varg_1

Mamma och pappa???? Why is this answer mistake?

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