blatte

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin blatta

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blatte f (plural blattes)

  1. cockroach

Synonyms[edit]

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

blatte (plural blattes)

  1. cockroach

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

blatte f

  1. plural of blatta

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The word probably originated from the verb blattra meaning “talking nonsense”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blatte c

  1. (often derogatory) A person living in a Northern European country who is typically of Middle Eastern or North African descent.
  2. A wannabe gangster or immigrant that is not well integrated.

Usage notes[edit]

This term implies not only darkness of skin, but a general lack of intelligence and sophistication.

Declension[edit]

Declension of blatte 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative blatte blatten blattar blattarna
Genitive blattes blattens blattars blattarnas

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