Is this the strangest sound in Swedish?

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Is this the strangest sound in Swedish?
The Local's Oliver Gee takes language lessons in Umeå. Photo: The Local

The word for 'yes' in most of Sweden is 'ja', but in the north of the country a unique sound is used instead, as The Local's Oliver Gee discovered in the city of Umeå.


Oliver Gee is these days found on our sister site The Local France. Follow him on Twitter here.


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