December 20, 2014

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Learned this from Anomaly, am I alone... No one? Ok then...


Does capitilization matter in Swedish?


Yes. Sentences start with a capital letter and names are capitalized (well, except for the kind of names that aren't supposed to be capitalized, like the von in Carl von Linné). In English for some reason you also capitalize the words for languages, nationalities, days of the week, months etc, but in Swedish we don't (meaning that if you want to write correctly, it is wrong to capitalize those).
In informal writing you can of course ignore all that and write for instance emails in all lowercase, or angry notes to your neighbors in all uppercase. :)
In this course, the spellchecker disregards capitalization and punctuation, so you don't need to use it here.


....and even TYPOS are misregarded and that hjälpa mücket. Tack.


Is "nej!" the actual spelling or is it "nej" with an exclamation point added for effect. This may be a stupid question but each time it's used its nej! Plus I'm a big dummy


Are exclamation marks used a lot in swedish? Or is this just duolingo's thing?


I wouldn't say we use it more than any other language, so I think it's just Duolingo.


I swear Duolingo comment sections are the most informative place on any language learning platform.

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