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"Klänningen är lila."

Translation:The dress is purple.

February 13, 2015

22 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marius.x.u

Klänningen är vit och gul. :)


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

Nej! Det är svart och blå!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Astronomy487

Jag [see] vit och gul.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Q_C
  • 189

gul is yellow not gold


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

This meme is gold ! (or blue)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/seventwelve81

'Lila' reminds me of the English word 'lilac'.


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

With good reason. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Q_C
  • 189

I just guessed lilac for this one thinking it was a cognate and it turns out duolingo accepts it!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MiguelPrie508090

And in spanish you can say "Lila" when you refer to "Purple" :)


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

can I use 'violet'in the case?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ashton_M_02

This sentence is beautiful... Swedish is one of the top most beautiful languages I've ever heard. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Adia512032

I do so love swedish as well.


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

What is the difference between lila and violet?


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

Swedish-wise: I don't know. But colour-wise, I'd say purple is a category, of which lilac is an example: all liliac are violet, but not all violet is lilac.


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

'Lilac'?

Jeez, there are also guys doing this course, be gentle in all the colors, haha... there's blue, yellow, red, green, orange and purpe, period ;-)

(I made the error of translating this as pink and Duo gave me 'lilac' as the correct answer...)


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

is the distinction between violet and lilac made in swedish?


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

You could say "violett" and "lila" respectively but unless you're into colors for some reason, it's uncommon to use "violett".


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

Interesting... same word as in spanish, as well as with rosa

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