längta

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

längta (present längtar, preterite längtade, supine längtat, imperative längta)

  1. long (to wait, to aspire)
    Barnen sade att de redan längtade till jul.
    The children said they already were longing for Christmas.
  2. (with "efter") long for; miss someone or have a desire for
    De älskande längtade efter varandras sällskap.
    The lovers longed for each other's company.

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