bygga bo

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of bygga ("build") and bo ("nest")

Verb[edit]

a nest nested by chaffinches (with a female chaffinch in it)

bygga bo (present bygger bo, preterite byggde bo, supine byggt bo, imperative bygg bo)

  1. (of animals) to nest (to build a nest)
    "Vad trevligt att bofinkarna, som anlände hit förra veckan, redan börjat bygga bo", sade den gamla fågelskådaren.
    "How nice that the chaffinches, who arrived here last week, already have started to nest", the old bird-watcher said.

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