"Hello!"

Translation:Hallå!

January 30, 2015

13 Comments
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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J.a.m.e.e.l.a.h

I realize that hello is equivalent to hi, hey, what's up, etc. but technically they're not the same, so why is it marked wrong?


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

What's your question? The English word is hello so you need to translate it into a Swedish word. There are several options that are approved.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hobomonkey990

You probably left out "hallå," which is also correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lucia990165

I am writing "Hallå!" and is not accepted!!!!


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

I can see your error report as well. I have no idea why it isn't accepted - unfortunately, Duolingo sometimes bugs out, I'm guessing that's it. Restarting the lesson tends to help.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rsngfrce1

I just want to comment that I can always tell what the first word is by the fact that it is the only one capitalized, not by necessarily knowing the word.


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

That is unfortunately the system doing that on its own when creating exercises. We have no way of affecting it.


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

I thought that hello in swedish was Hallo not Halla with the little circle thing on top???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/harveybalcombe15

How would i pronounce this? What effect does this 'å' accent have on the sound?


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

It's not an accent - å is its own letter! It's as different from a as d is from b.

You can find some good pronunciations here: https://forvo.com/word/hall%C3%A5/#sv


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexJennings17

Well if you need help you can follow me and then i will help you. Your probaly thinking how would i know , well...
I can speck fluent swedish and if you follow me i will gladl help you. Just serch carolinecam13, thanks


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Caro-V-M

Does anybody know where to find the 'a' character with the circle on top? Ly keyboard does not provide this...

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