"The girl eats ice cream."

Translation:Flickan äter glass.

December 15, 2014



The word "glass" for "ice cream" is really unnerving.

June 1, 2015


Its from French. Also English is a bit weird among Germanic languages (beyond all the Latin words) in that glass has a double S- it is Glas in Swedish, Dutch, German, Danish, and Afrikaans. This shouldn't be a confusion but it is because English doesn't know how spelling works

August 3, 2015


i've never seen the word "tjejen" its always been Flickan

May 29, 2015


Oh OK so you were not the only one.

August 10, 2015


What is the difference between "flickan" and "tjejen"?

April 19, 2016


It is the "definite singular of tjej". Tjej = girl or girl friend. // Flickan = the definite singular of "flicka". Flicka = girl or pocket.

" Attested since 1851 according to Svenska Akademiens ordbok. From Traveller Norwegian Romani kjei ‎(“girl; fiancée”) of Romani čai ‎(“girl; woman; wife”), a feminine form of čavo ‎(“boy”). Derived from the root found in the Sauraseni Prakrit (??) ‎(chāva), corresponding to Pali chāpa ‎(“the young of an animal”) ." (Source: https://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=tjejoldid=38133383 ) // The etymology of "flicka" is a bit vulgar. " Attested since 1591. Origin according to "Nationalencyklopediens ordbok" (NEO) is uncertain, but according to "Svenska Akademiens ordbok" (SAOB), it stems from Norwegian "flikkja", "light-hearted or irresponsible woman", and flikkja, "hussy; tramp; slut", which are in turn related to flikja/fleikja, "gape; to open oneself" (used about clothing). Possibly related to the modern Swedish word flik ‎(“flap, tab”). " (Source: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/flicka#Swedish )

June 16, 2016


How would you say tjejen?

November 14, 2017


I thought girl was "flickan"? I allowed me to use "tjejen"

January 30, 2016


tjej is a semi-colloquial word for "girl", but it's used in virtually all age groups. A flicka, though, is always a female child.

May 17, 2017


Flickan or Kvinnan what is the difference

March 9, 2015


"Girl" or "woman" respectively.

March 9, 2015


Girl and woman there is a PRETTY BIG DIFFERENCE... :)

May 17, 2017


Girl & woman. Big difference.

August 10, 2015


I wrote flicka not flickan whats the difference??

June 29, 2016


Flicka means girl flickan means the girl

May 17, 2017
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