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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.

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

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