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English translation: nice

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Danish term or phrase:hyggelig
English translation:nice
Entered by: Mats Wiman
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08:52 Aug 25, 2001
Danish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Danish term or phrase: Hyggelig
After the food has been consumed we intend to some chairs and table a little and put some music on, this should make it possible for you all to get rid of some of the calories that you consume during the evening, an evening that hopefully should be both fun and “hyggelig”.
Bent Videslet
nice
Explanation:
or
pleasant
or
enjoyable
Selected response from:

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 17:36
Grading comment
Tak for hjælpen, nok enb god ide at lade en Svensk oversætte det ord som kun Skandinaver virkeligt forstår.
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Summary of answers provided
naCaution!
Yngve Roennike
nanice
Mats Wiman
napleasant
Yngve Roennike


  

Answers


21 mins
pleasant


Explanation:
Note that there are many alternative translations for this word, but perhaps this one is best in this particular context.

Yngve Roennike
Local time: 11:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 38
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25 mins
nice


Explanation:
or
pleasant
or
enjoyable


    Native Scandinavian (Swede) with Danish friends
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 17:36
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 70
Grading comment
Tak for hjælpen, nok enb god ide at lade en Svensk oversætte det ord som kun Skandinaver virkeligt forstår.
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9 hrs
Caution!


Explanation:
Hyggelig is a word meaning different things in the Scandinavian languages. So, your comment seems to be a malapropopism. I believe the Norwegians say "koselig." Decent, nice is the Swedish variant, but it mostly corresponds to Danish "flink."

Yngve Roennike
Local time: 11:36
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