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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English Yankee, altered with the addition of -are (inhabitant of).

Noun edit

jänkare c

  1. (colloquial) an American (person from the United States)
    Synonyms: amerikanare, amerikan
  2. (colloquial) a full-size American car from around the 1950s to 1970s, commonly with a V8 engine
    Synonyms: amerikanare, raggarbil

Usage notes edit

Neutral in itself in (sense 1).

Declension edit

Declension of jänkare 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative jänkare jänkaren jänkare jänkarna
Genitive jänkares jänkarens jänkares jänkarnas

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