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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marianne408043

Min hund dog

Such a false friend!

February 16, 2015

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

Omg hahaha... I can't wait until I get to past tense. That is hilarious. XD

Just imagine if you moved to Sweden, got a dog and named him "dog"... Min hund, Dog. :)


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

Swenglish pronunciation would change dog into dogg [dɔg:], ruining the joke. For example, the dog breed bulldog, is actually "bulldogg" in Swedish. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marianne408043

Sorry, but i cannot imagine what it would sound like. But I do know some people in the netherlands talk about 'bulldog' with the Dutch G. (Velar fricatives in a fancy word). Probably this functions the same way in Sweden, but i don't grap the Swedish pronounciation very well at this moment.

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