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SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WEEK #25

Hej alla!!! I'm back to regular weekly posts, and I've got some great words ready for you!


WEEK #25:
KLAV (common gender/en-word, plural: klaver)
1. clef -- a musical symbol that shows the pitch of notes in written music

VARIETIES:
diskantklav (g-klav)- treble clef
basklav (f-klav)- bass clef
c-klav- c-clef (alto, tenor, etc.)

August 9, 2015

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson

Välkommen tillbaka!

I guess that "klave" is related to "chiave", which is italian for key :).

August 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel

Yes, they're both ultimately from Latin clavis. :)

August 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Super-Svensk

That makes perfect sense! Very interesting!!!!!!! :)

August 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/xaghtaersis

It is called a ''muzieksleutel'' in Dutch.

August 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Vevlira

And in German it's "Notenschl√ľssel" :)

August 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/txxduo

It's "clef" in French. How convenient !

August 12, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/VesnaBP

German is always different from the other languages :)

August 16, 2015
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