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"Vi är kommittén"

Translation:We are the committee

February 25, 2015

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

How do we treat accents in swedish?


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

Accents are not used, with the exception a handful of French loanwords such as kafé, kommitté, armé, allé etc.


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

And, for those who are unsure, they're always pronounced [e:], like the e in the word mer.


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

Jag är senaten.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sweater-strypes

We are the Committee.. of Public Safety!!!

(I'm sorry I couldn't resist the opportunity of a history joke)


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

Could you explain this? Which country's history?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sweater-strypes

It's from the French Revolution- a branch of the government during the Reign of Terror was called "The Committee of Public Safety", that regulated security measurements.


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

Right! Thanks - I never covered the French Revolution in history.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/June889896

I have no key for the e with an accent so I will never get past this question!

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