"Lövet"

Translation:The leaf

March 25, 2015

9 Comments


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

My understanding is that "blad" can also mean leaf? Or is that archaic.


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

Yes, blad is also a good word (ett blad), not archaic at all.


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

Tack! I wasn't sure if it was more related to a blade of grass than a tree leaf.


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

A blade of grass would probably be ett grässtrå. You could also refer to the blade itself as en bladskiva. But for trees, both blad and löv work fine. Which one is preferred varies a bit with context. We'd say lövträd 'leafy tree' and höstlöv 'autumn leaves', but I'd probably prefer blad if I'd say something like trädet har gröna blad 'the tree has green leaves'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gerda82

Cool. So, "blad" is both Dutch and Swedish for "leaf" :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Betelgeuse321

Don't we all just Love leaves thats how I will remember that word


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

What is the translation of "the leaves"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ryan925016

"Blatt" på tyska, kan också betyda en styck papier.

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