global directory of translation services
 The translation workplace
KudoZ home » Swedish to English » Other

Va??Talar du svenska. Puta


Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
17:46 May 12, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: Va??Talar du svenska. Puta
Translate it into english.
mark johnson

Summary of answers provided
naWhat? Do you speak Swedish, whore?
Sven Petersson
naWhat? Do you speak Swedish. Pout
Nina Engberg



1 hr
What? Do you speak Swedish. Pout

No explanation needed. Don't know what "pout" has to do with anything, but....

    Bilingual Swedish/English
Nina Engberg
United States
Local time: 15:24
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 124
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

1 day7 hrs
What? Do you speak Swedish, whore?

"puta" borrowed from Spanish, but now in common use in Sweden, in certain social groups.
The perceived message is possibly better communicated by the following translation:
What a surprise: A Swedish speaking whore!

    Native English and Swedish speaker.
Sven Petersson
Local time: 23:24
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7971

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
jamie Hutchison
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Return to KudoZ list

KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also: