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SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WORD #54

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WORD #54:
GNAGARE (common gender/en-word, pl: gnagare)
1. rodent

2 years ago

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel
devalanteriel
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Literally "gnawer". :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FerEtayoRguez
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So, what are R.O.U.S called in Sweden? Gnagare av ovanlig storlek?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/devalanteriel
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Hehe, we don't really have an equivalent. :) I do have the movie on dvd somewhere, but I don't think it has Swedish subtitles so I can't check.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson
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I just learnt a new English word, thank you :)! I think it's "roedor" in Spanish, where "roer" means gnaw, so that makes sense.

PS. Doesn't "gnagare" sound very gnawing by the way? I must be an onomatopoetic(?) thing.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/.Storr.
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Me, too. :-) Btw, it's Nager (or Nagetier) in German.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xaghtaersis
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Gnagare is Knaagdier in Dutch.

2 years ago