fäkta

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Swedish fäkta from Middle Low German vechten, cognate with Dutch vechten, related to English fight.

Verb[edit]

fäkta (present fäktar, preterite fäktade, supine fäktat, imperative fäkta)

  1. (obsolete) to fight
    bättre fly än illa fäkta
    better to run than to fight a losing battle (~ better safe than sorry)
  2. to fence; to partake in fencing
  3. to wave vigorously (and carelessly) with one's arms

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