tjuga

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old Swedish tiugha, tiuva; from Germanian teuhan (verb).

Noun[edit]

tjuga c

  1. pitchfork; a large fork used e.g. to move large quantities of hay
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Etymology 2[edit]

From tjugotwenty’, analogous to tia, femma etc.

Noun[edit]

tjuga c

  1. a number 20 (twenty)
  2. a person or an object by context associated with the number twenty, for instance in sports and other forms of competing
    • a twentieth place holder
  3. a coin or banknote worth twenty of a currency
    • most commonly referring to the Swedish twenty kronor (SEK) banknote
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