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My Dentist (male and female)

Swedish translation: Min tandläkare

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08:49 Apr 20, 2000
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: My Dentist (male and female)
Do you refer to "my dentist" the same way for male or female?
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Swedish translation:Min tandläkare
Explanation:
The word is the same för both male and female dentists.
Selected response from:

Emma Jansson
Sweden
Local time: 09:42
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Summary of answers provided
naMin tandläkareLars Monfelt
naYes you do. No gender in "tandläkare".Barbro Duren
naMin tandläkare
Mats Wikberg
naMin tandläkareAnna Ekström
namin tandläkareNicklas Jonow
naMin tandläkaretengstrom
naMin tandläkareLena Matzdotter
naMin tandläkare
Emma Jansson


  

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15 mins
Min tandläkare


Explanation:
The word is the same för both male and female dentists.

Emma Jansson
Sweden
Local time: 09:42
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 103
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Thank you so much!
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17 mins
Min tandläkare


Explanation:
Yes, you use "min tandläkare" for both male and female dentists.
Regards Sarah

tengstrom
Italy
Local time: 09:42
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51 mins
Min tandläkare


Explanation:
It is same for male and female dentists.

Lena Matzdotter
Local time: 09:42
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 632
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4 hrs
min tandläkare


Explanation:
In Sweden, the term dentist is not gender specific (unlike Germany for example).

Nicklas Jonow
Hong Kong
Local time: 16:42
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 35
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14 hrs
Min tandläkare


Explanation:
Same for male and female

Anna Ekström
Local time: 09:42
PRO pts in pair: 2
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19 hrs
Min tandläkare


Explanation:
Referring both to males and females

Lars Monfelt
Local time: 09:42
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23 hrs
Yes you do. No gender in "tandläkare".


Explanation:
It seems most titles are still gender non-specific in Swedish. Only exceptions I can think of is where "man" (man) is part of the title. If a female holds that position, "man" would be replaced by "kvinna".

Barbro Duren
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3 days 16 hrs
Min tandläkare


Explanation:
Yes, it is the same for both male and female.

"My dentist said to me the other day, I have enough problems in my life,
so why should I see your films?

Mats Wikberg
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:42
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 165
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