sprätta upp

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

sprätta upp (present sprättarupp, preterite sprättadeupp, supine sprättatupp, imperative sprättaupp)

  1. to cut open; cut along a fold (as of an envelope)
  2. to cut a seam; to separate two objects which were sewn together
  3. (somewhat vulgar) to cut open a body, as to begin a dissection
Usage notes[edit]

This inflectional pattern is the most common, but see further under "sprätta" for other paradigms.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

sprätta upp (present sprätterupp, preterite sprätteupp, supine sprättupp, imperative sprättupp)

  1. to kick up, or kick around, dust and dirt This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
Usage notes[edit]

This inflectional pattern is the most common, but see further under "sprätta" for other paradigms.