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.

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Noun[edit]

semla (plural semlas)

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

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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): (Sweden) /²sɛmla/, /²semla/, (Finland) /ˈsemlɑ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛmla

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Belarusian: се́мла (sjémla)
  • Dutch: semla
  • English: semla
  • French: semla
  • German: Semla
  • Russian: се́мла (sémla)
  • Spanish: semla

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