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SWEDISH WORD OF THE WEEK: WEEK #19

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WEEK #19:
FISKGJUSE (common gender/en-word, plural: fiskgjusar)
1. an osprey

3 years ago

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Called ''visarend'' in Dutch.

3 years ago

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I was biking today and saw an osprey tearing apart a fish over the road. Cute lil vicious osprey.

3 years ago

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Had to google osprey :)

In Finnish the bird is called "sääksi". And Wikipedia informs that fiskgjusen är Södermanlands landskapsdjur.

3 years ago

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Interesting tidbit!

3 years ago

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Thanks for sharing the word! I didn't know osprey eats exclusively fish! :)

3 years ago

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Here in Florida, fiskgjusar are very common. Thanks for the word!

3 years ago

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No problem!

3 years ago

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So THAT'S how you translate osprey into Swedish. TIL it's not just a name for this: V-22 Osprey

3 years ago
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