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"Traditionella samiska kläder är fina."

Translation:Traditional Sami clothes are beautiful.

February 4, 2015

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

For those not in the know, the Sami are an indigenous people of northern Sweden, Finland, and Norway. They have their own language, which is closely related to Finnish. There are many signs in the far north of Sweden which are written in both Swedish and Sami.


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

Are vackra and fina interchangeable? Is there a difference in degree or strength of the words?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kvihma1

Is "clothes are fine" a wrong translation?


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

Fine can also mean beautiful/nice/pretty. "clothes are fine" should be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zed480516

The first dictionary translation of "fin"is "fine". It should be accepted. Also, "elegant", "smart", "nice".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Laski-Julle

Can't I write "Samish" in English?


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

Then you may get confusion with the Samish people. "Samish" shows up in a lot of place names in that region, too, like Samish Bay, Lake Samish, Samish River.

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