dammsugare

SwedishEdit

 
dammsugare (2)

EtymologyEdit

From damm (dust) +‎ suga (to suck) +‎ are (-er). The pastry sense refers to its appearance and to the supposed practice of the pastry baker collecting crumbs from the day's cookies for filling.

NounEdit

dammsugare c

  1. vacuum cleaner
  2. a kind of pastry rolled in green marzipan and dipped in chocolate
    Synonyms: punschrulle, arraksrulle, trådrulle, 150-ohmare (jocular)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of dammsugare 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dammsugare dammsugaren dammsugare dammsugarna
Genitive dammsugares dammsugarens dammsugares dammsugarnas

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