jordgubbe

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Swedish[edit]

Some strawberries (1).
In certain dialects, a wild strawberry (2).


Etymology[edit]

jord (earth) +‎ gubbe (little lump)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːɖˌɡɵbɛ/
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Noun[edit]

jordgubbe c

  1. a strawberry, from Fragaria × ananassa
    Synonym: ananassmultron (obsolete, 18th century)
  2. (dialect) a wild strawberry, from Fragaria vesca
  3. (obsolete, 17th century) a musk strawberry, from Fragaria moschata
  4. (obsolete, 17th century) a creamy strawberry, from Fragaria viridis

Declension[edit]

Declension of jordgubbe 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative jordgubbe jordgubben jordgubbar jordgubbarna
Genitive jordgubbes jordgubbens jordgubbars jordgubbarnas