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"Vi bor i dalen."

Translation:We live in the valley.

December 14, 2014

24 Comments


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

I'm not getting this. What?


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

Even more hilarious is that the Swedish sentence has almost perfect Welsh intonation!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Austin211825

British nickname for Wales is "The Valleys"


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

Just the south eastern part of Wales, where the valleys are. I live in The Valleys myself.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aline-de-boer

Ooh I love that program


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

I guessed this one correctly based on the English words "dale" and "dell".


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

When you play it normal speed it sounds like dalen, but when you play it in slow speed mode - it becomes "galen" and it's very confusing.


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

The TTS isn't perfect. It's Dalen no matter what ("galen" means crazy or insane).


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

she's a valley girl-- "for sure, for sure!" she's a valley girl, and there is no cure . . .


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

Like, omigod, totally.


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

Dalen är Kisen Dal? :)


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

I tried to say "The Valley is Silicon valley"? Sorry ._.


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

Ah! That would be Kiseldalen, but it's referred to as Silicon Valley in Swedish too.


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

How come it has the definite suffix? Okay, silly question, it just does.


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

Swedish toponyms are more often definite than English ones. I'm not sure why it'd be definite in this case, but it just feels more right to me as a native.


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

A valley is a glen in Scotland. Scotland's high-tech sector is often called Silicon Glen.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yuyu2809

Anyone else hear the TTS say a slight (Swedish) "e" between "i" and "dalen"?


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

Now I want to hear a Swede speak with a vocal fry.

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