I have no idea! I don't even remember when did I last saw a comic in Estonian.littlepond wrote:Also, is there any form favoured in comics, for "shh" or "psst", which may not be that used in actual speech?
ainurakne wrote:But I think, to a boss whom I "teietan" (address with "teie"), I would never say "Kuulge!".
ainurakne wrote:(PS: it's "Kuulge!", not "Kulge!"; "kulge" is singular-you imperative of "kulgema" ~ to move forth, to reach, to develop)
Yes, I guess so. Or whatever else is most fitting in the specific situation.littlepond wrote:So, do you mean that you would use "vabandage" or "vabandust" with that kind of a boss?
Is "nom nom" really used in Estonian?Linguaphile wrote:Nom nom: yum yum
ainurakne wrote:Is "nom nom" really used in Estonian?Linguaphile wrote:Nom nom: yum yum
At least I don't remember it from my childhood. If it is really used, then it's probably a very recent loan from English (or whatever internet slang).
Also, I have usually seen "näm näm" as "nämm-nämm". If the final sound is long then it is usually also written as so.
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