spektakel

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Spektakel, from Latin spectaculum (show).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spetakəl/, [sb̥eˈtˢɑɡ̊əl]

Noun[edit]

spektakel n (singular definite spektaklet, plural indefinite spektakler)

  1. (uncountable) noise, din
  2. (mostly plural) disturbances

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: spek‧ta‧kel

Noun[edit]

spektakel n (plural spektakels, diminutive spektakeltje n)

  1. spectacle

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

spektakel n

  1. (dated) a show, a theatre play
  2. ridicule, laughing-stock (to behave like some theatre play)
    Med spott och spe och skymf och kränkningar. / På öppna torg man förde mig ikring / Som ett spektakel inför allmänheten. (Translation by Hagberg)
    With scoffs and scorns and contumelious taunts. / In open market-place produced they me, / To be a public spectacle to all: (Shakespeare, Henry VI, part 1, act 1, scene 4)
  3. a noise, fight, rumble, a scene, a scandal
    Ställ inte till något spektakel = Don't make a scene

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