How To: Pronounce Linus Torvalds in Swedish, Finnish & English

Pronounce Linus Torvalds in Swedish, Finnish & English

Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux operating system, often raises eyebrows with a name that may not flow easily off the tongue. As a finlandsvenskar/suomenruotsalainen, or a Swedish-speaking Finn and as a sought-after international engineer, Linus is used to pronouncing his name in at least three different languages. Watch this video language tutorial and learn how to correctly say Linus Torvalds's name in his mother tongue of Swedish, his homeland's language of Finnish, and the international business language of English.

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