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SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WEEK #32

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WEEK #32:
SMUGGLARE (common gender/en-word, pl: smugglare)
1. smuggler; someone who secretly and illegally transports goods without paying tariffs

Remember that all previous words can be found at the Swedish Word of the Week Archive.

2 years ago

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Not to be confused with mugglare, a person lacking magical abilities and whose blood relatives don't have any either.

2 years ago

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haha :)

2 years ago

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Bonus word, that is called: ''Dreuzel'' in Dutch.

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Finnish goes descriptive here with "salakuljettaja", literally "secret transporter"

2 years ago

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Which part means secret?

2 years ago

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"sala-" in compound words (noun "salaisuus", adjective "salainen")

(bonus word: muggle is "jästi" (coming from english "mugglehead" -> "jästipää")

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Thanks!

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Easy one in Dutch: Smokkelaar.

2 years ago

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hi guys and gals

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