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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Danish skøje, from Dutch schooien, used in Swedish since 1766

VerbEdit

skoja (present skojar, preterite skojade, supine skojat, imperative skoja)

  1. (obsolete) to travel around in freedom without a plan or profession, to run around in a playful manner, to fool around
    Ziguenarfolket [...] skoja kring landet
    Gypsies go all around the country
  2. to fool (somebody); to cheat, to swindle, to betray
  3. to joke, to play jokes, to prank
    morfar skojar med barnen
    grandpa is playing jokes with the kids
    Jag skojade bara
    I was only joking

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