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"Väggarna är röda."

Translation:The walls are red.

November 28, 2014

11 Comments


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

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


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

väg = road/way, vägg = wall


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

But it's said the same way?


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


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

For "vägg" I hear short "e".


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

Det är bra! Short "e" = short "ä" :).


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

Falu rödfärg?


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

that's what I wrote and it was marked wrong


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

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

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