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"The average is fourteen hours."

Translation:Genomsnittet är fjorton timmar.

January 9, 2015

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

The average what, I wonder.


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

it depends on the context


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

No, he has a good point. I too am curious.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pella461542

Average length of time of giving birth tror jag. :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alexem123

Genomsnitt = 'genom' - through and 'snitt' - cut? --- so average directly translates to 'through cut', which makes sense. Or is it more complex?


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

That's correct. So its literal meaning is closer to "intersection". :)

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