"Han är min prins."

Translation:He is my prince.

February 28, 2015

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Yerrick

Can this be rhetorical/figurative/romantic as well as literally refering to a future monarch?

February 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Lundgren8

Yes, it could be either.

February 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Luma341669

The people who make these are so cute sometimes

July 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/WDIENAN

How would you say "prince charming"? Like the one from a fairytale?

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

Swedish actually doesn't have a word for that. Even though it's a character based in fairy tales, and hence ultimately folklore, the English term is a much later concept and has never been given a consistent translation.

December 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/sotnosen93

Personally I translate it as "drömprins" (literally: "dream prince" or, more liberally translated, "prince of dreams"), and Wiktionary agrees with me.

March 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

I agree - that's probably the best translation. Not quite a name, though.

March 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/phb2013

Is the "s" in "prins"' supposed to be silent or am I just not hearing it?

January 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

Definitely not silent.

January 27, 2019
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