malström

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mala +‎ ström, from ström(stream, streaming water) and presumably from the verb mala(to mill, to rotate like a mill stone, to swing around, to swirl). Same as Old Danish malestrøm, Danish malstrøm, German Mahlstrom, English maelstrom, originally from Dutch maalstroom.

Noun[edit]

malström c

  1. a maelstrom

Declension[edit]

Inflection of malström 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative malström malströmmen malströmmar malströmmarna
Genitive malströms malströmmens malströmmars malströmmarnas

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