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Latin-Based Words in Swedish

Hi everyone!

I've noticed a handful of Swedish words that appear to be based in Latin. For example: allé, idé, paraply, etc.

I know how Latin-based (mostly French) words got into the English language. How did they wind up in the Scandinavian languages?

Thanks!

June 11, 2015

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