sprätta upp

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

sprätta upp (present sprättar upp, preterite sprättade upp, supine sprättat upp, imperative sprätta upp)

  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 sprätter upp, preterite sprätte upp, supine sprätt upp, imperative sprätt upp)

  1. to kick up, or kick around, dust and dirt This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.
Usage notes[edit]

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