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Swedish word of the day: jo

Such a short word, with so much meaning. Image: nito103/Depositphotos

Published: 09.Oct.2018 15:58 hrs

Jo and ja both mean yes. But when do you use one or the other?

Jo, like the word ja, means yes – but knowing which of the two to use is often tricky for Swedish learners. A reasonably simple rule to remember is that ja is used for affirmative answers to positive questions...

Talar du svenska? Ja (Do you speak Swedish? Yes)

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