The Alternative Swedish Dictionary: blåsa

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Entry definition

blåsa etymology From Old Norse blása, from Proto-Germanic *blēsaną. pronunciation
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noun: {{sv-noun}}
  1. a bleb, a bubble
  2. (anatomy) a bladder, a vesica
  3. (medicine) a blister, a bulla
  4. (colloquial) a party dress
compounds:
  • blåshals
  • blåshalskörtel
  • blåskatarr
  • blåstång
verb: {{sv-verb-reg}}
  1. to blow; to produce an air current
  2. to blow; to be propelled by, or to propel by, an air current
  3. to blow; to create or shape by blowing; as in blåsa bubblor (blow bubbles), blåsa glas (blow glass)
  4. (music) to play (a wind instrument)
  5. (colloquial) to fool, diddle, hoodwink
compounds:
  • blåsbälg
  • blåshål
  • blåsinstrument
  • blåslampa
  • blåsorkester
  • blåsrör
  • blåsväder

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