A magical word

“förnämliga”

That is the word I had to translate the other day (I work part-time translating documents from Swedish to English).

As you see, it can have vastly different meanings.  I suppose I was supposed to see which one fit in the sentence, though none of them really did.

Here’s my sentence:

There are ______ instructions.

There are wizard instructions?

There are topping instructions?

There are swell instructions?

I guess the last one makes the most sense – if I’m dealing with a document from a kid writing in the 1950s.

Sometimes Swedish can be hard.

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2 responses

  1. I do believe i would use “impeccable” as the word most likely used

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