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Old July 30th, 2012, 9:35 pm
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Re: Swedish / Svenska

Originally Posted by Alastor View Post
No. Jag undrade would always be something I did in the past. And who in this case can't be just translated.

Dota may be slang or dialect, I don't know. But if it were a word for computer, 'lite dota' wouldn't make sense.
Jag använder "jag undrade" som ett lite artigare eller "försiktigare" sätt att be om saker, t.ex. "Jo, jag undrade om jag kanske skulle kunna få lite mer glass?".

Även om det är vanligare att bara säga jag undrar, så är det inte ovanligt att höra jag undrade, i alla fall inte här i Stockholm. Dock så används det bara när man pratar, man ser det aldrig i skrift så i det där fallet var "jag undrar" mer korrekt.

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I know this thread has turned a little rusty but I need it so badly!

Cough, so....

Hej allesammans!

Hm....hur ska jag börja? Så ja, jag är en tysk flicka (titta inte på mitt namn, tack), är treton år gammal och älskarälskarälskar det svenska språket och Sverige...mina vänner hatar mig eftersom allt jag vill prata om är svenska, Sverige, svenska, Sverige....lite pinsamt^^ Men jag är här eftersom jag har några fragor...

Oh well, I teach Swedish to myself and there are some things I don't understand and aren't explained anywhere.

"För fin för denna värld" (Song title) - I once read that you have to use for cases like this "den här världen", but WHAT do I have to use now??
Denna (den här) och detta (det här) are words that in my experience are used in Skåne, Småland and possibly other places that I don't know of. Admittedly it's not very common in Stockholm and I doubt it's taught to non-Swedes who study Swedish, but it is used in day-to-day language, as well as poetry and literature like Alastor said.


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Old August 6th, 2012, 12:02 am
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Re: Swedish / Svenska

I actually heard about denna and detta in Swedish courses (I'm German), but indeed got the hint that it isn't an overly grammatically correct form in all regions.

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