skolväsen

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

skola +‎ väsen, like German Schulwesen

Noun[edit]

skolväsen n

  1. all schools (of a country, and their administration and teacher training), the educational system

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Usage notes[edit]

  • All agree that the definite form is väsendet, but the indefinite has varied between väsende (SAOL, 1889) and väsen (1923). Both are allowed (2010).

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