biflod

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ flod

Noun[edit]

biflod c

  1. tributary (river)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • They are described as biflod från höger (tributary from the right) or biflod från vänster (tributary from the left), as seen from someone floating downstream on the main river. For example, the Ohio River (coming from the east) is a tributary from the left to the Mississippi River (going south).

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