"En hållplats"

Translation:A stop

February 20, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Timurso53

A German-Swedish course would make things easier. There are many swedish expressions that are similar to german and sometimes you don't see the connection when you learn english-swedish. For example: it took me 2 weeks to notice that verkar is wirken in German, and without this knowledge it's harder to learn.


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

If there are people who speak both, I'm sure Duolingo would love to have them build the course. Until then, we'll have to make do with this course and the Swedish for Russian speakers currently under construction.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yama842603

Though I am still learning Swedish, I would volunteer for that. Do you know how and where that is possible?


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

Well, actually the point is that one should come to such similarities on himself, it's called induction :)


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

Actually, the more languages you learn, the more you see the connections between them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joshua118516

Well germany is closer to sweden after all so that would make a lot of sense that they're more similar than the heavily influenced english by latin and other sothern dialects


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/skyjo77

Reminds me of "Halteplatz" resp. "Haltestelle" in German


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

Is "hallplats" used when we like to say, for eg. "stop!, don't go/do/whatever.."?


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

No, it's just a bus stop or tram stop. (to be clear which kind, we say busshållplats or spårvagnshållplats)


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

What's the difference to "a station"? Isn't that the same thing?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CedSgm7N

Does this word only refer to a bus/train stop? If so, how do you say "stop" to someone ... ex. telling a child to stop when they are about to walk into traffic?

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