"Väggarna är röda."

Translation:The walls are red.

November 28, 2014

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/DehPuh

So, väg means both road and wall? or are they "väg" and "vägg"?

November 28, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/rhblake

väg = road/way, vägg = wall

November 28, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Crutypus

But it's said the same way?

December 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson

No, "väg" has a long "ä" and "vägg" has a short "ä".

Väg: http://sv.forvo.com/search-sv/v%C3%A4g/
Vägg: http://sv.forvo.com/search-sv/v%C3%A4gg/

I have immigrant friends who can't hear the difference :):

December 21, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/NattKullav1

For "vägg" I hear short "e".

January 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson

Det är bra! Short "e" = short "ä" :).

January 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Makie

Falu rödfärg?

May 13, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Zmrzlina

Most likely!

May 13, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/buzzhagglund

that's what I wrote and it was marked wrong

August 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

There's a bug going around which causes that occasionally. It's very annoying, but we have no fix for it.

August 14, 2018
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