"Min syster studerar svenska."

Translation:My sister studies Swedish.

December 5, 2014

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Vevlira

Is the pronunciation of svenska here correct? I learnt it somewhere else as having more of a W sound, like Swenska.

April 13, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Sninguistics

It... doesn't have a W sound per se, but it's certainly not the hard V the western world uses generally. It's a little more liquid: air does not pass between the teeth and lip as hardly as does when you make the English V sound.

September 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Oracle867100

What about the first s? Sounds like german "sch" to me

June 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

If one word ends in an r and the next starts with an s, it's common to merge those into the retroflex rs sound. Whether you do or not depends on your sociolect, mostly. I would never merge here - while e.g. Arnauti would always do.

June 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Oracle867100

Thanks for your endless patience:-)

June 5, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Adrianxu_

Can also Pluggar be used here?

April 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

Sure. :)

June 5, 2019
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