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03:07 Oct 19, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: jag vill knulla
from a boy to a girl?
anna duttson


Summary of answers provided
5 +1I am horny; let's have an orgy!
Sven Petersson
5 +1Expletive
Andy Bell
5Diffult one
Mats Wiman
4 -1A difficult one, see explanation
Sven Petersson


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Expletive


Explanation:
Dear Anna, If this was a letter - it's not very gallant. Basically the translation is " I want to fuck".

Andy


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Andy Bell
Local time: 23:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 50

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Sven Petersson: Wee difference: "fuck" is on the rude side, "knulla" is not.
22 hrs

agree  Peter Johansson
1 day16 hrs
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23 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
A difficult one, see explanation


Explanation:
"knulla" is a Swedish word for "sexual intercourse", but it is neither clinical nor rude nor romantic. I am not aware of any English word that would provide a perfect translation.

Serious scholars are referred to publications by Lars Ullerstam:
- De erotiska minoriteterna, 1964 Hson förlag.
- Die sexuellen Minderheiten, 1965 Kala Verlag.
- The Erotic Minorities, 1967 Lon, Calder & Boyars.




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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7741

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Mats Wiman: see my answr
3 hrs
  -> With reference to your answer: I must have entered my 2nd childhood. They say you'll never notice it yourself.
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1 day3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Diffult one


Explanation:
But:
'knulla' is rud in the sense that it's definitely not 'drawing-room-worthy', i.e. you do not say it inte presence of others and you rarely say it - only when the heat is on and as Noel Coward said "even ..... do it".
In other words: People do it but don't say it.
In defence of Sven's innocence, this is the word children use before they approach the rosen boundaries of doing it.
In other words you used before you know it and once your deep into it - not in
the stage in-between.


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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1826

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Sven Petersson: Hmmm... Could it depend on social group and/or vary geographically? Anyhow, what's your translation?
4 hrs
  -> I want to fuck
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1 day8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
I am horny; let's have an orgy!


Explanation:
After labouring for hours in the erotic section of my library I proffer:

I am horny; let's have an orgy! (Ego sum excito impendimentum habeo commsatio)

Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7741

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ingrid Abramson: Has anyone noticed that only men answered this question :)
2 days14 hrs
  -> Well, give us a girl to boy version!
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