jänta

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See also: janta and jantă

Swedish

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Etymology

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Derived from Old Norse genta, from gant (joke, foolery), cognate with Norwegian jente.

Noun

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jänta c

  1. a girl (female child or young woman)

Usage notes

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Somewhat folksy. Could also be translated as lass, wench, etc., depending on context.

Declension

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Declension of jänta 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative jänta jäntan jäntor jäntorna
Genitive jäntas jäntans jäntors jäntornas

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