örfil

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From öra (ear) +‎ fil. Compare German Ohrfeige.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

örfil c

  1. A slap over the side of the head (or over the cheek).
    Synonyms: dadel, fikon, hurring, kindhäst, smällfikon
  2. (figuratively) An insult, a humiliation.
  3. (Finland) cinnamon roll
    Synonyms: kanelbulle, kanelsnäcka

Declension[edit]

Declension of örfil 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative örfil örfilen örfilar örfilarna
Genitive örfils örfilens örfilars örfilarnas

References[edit]

  • dadel in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)