semla

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English[edit]

a typical semla
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Etymology[edit]

From Swedish semla, ultimately from Latin simila (finest quality wheat flour), through Old Swedish.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

semla (plural semlas)

  1. A pastry with a cream and almond paste filling found in Sweden, Finland and Estonia, traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish sembla, ultimately from Latin simila (finest quality wheat flour). See also Finnish sämpylä.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsemˌla/, /ˈsɛmˌla/

Noun[edit]

semla c

  1. (Finland) bun, bread roll
    Synonym: småfranska
  2. (Sweden) semla (Swedish pastry eaten on Shrove Tuesday)
    Synonyms: fastlagsbulle, fettisdagsbulle
    Hyponym: hetvägg

Declension[edit]

Declension of semla 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative semla semlan semlor semlorna
Genitive semlas semlans semlors semlornas

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