fjortis

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fjorton ("fourteen") and the nominal suffix -is.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfjoːrtɪs/, also /ˈfjuːrtɪs/

Noun[edit]

fjortis c

  1. (slang) a (female) teenager prone to immature or shallow behavior
    • 2001, Sara Gemzell, "Fjortisuppror" Aftonbladet, 18 February
      För vuxna är lite dåliga på lyssna på fjortisar när de vill föra fram sina åsikter.
      Because adults are a bit bad at listening to fjortisar when they want to express their opinions.

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