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"Jag väger sjuttio kilo."

Translation:I weigh seventy kilos.

December 29, 2014

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

So weigh and way are väger-vägen? Homonyms collide!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ivan100sic

Is it pronounced kilo or shilo?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

Both are listed in the dictionaries, but 99% of all people say shilo and most people will probably not even have heard the k-pronunciation. The k-sound is still common in Finland afaik, I also knew a very old lady from Stockholm with that pronunciation.


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

Kilo is common in Finland.


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    Yes, that's correct


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

    Can I clarify if this is the full word for kilogram or if it literally translates to "kilo"? Tack!


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

    The full word would be kilogram but nobody says that. :)

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