The Alternative Swedish Dictionary: bärsa

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bärsa pronunciation
  • /ˈbɛrˌsa/
etymology Attested since 1898 according to Nationalencyklopedins ordbok. From the older bärjersöl, a colloquial form of bayerskt öl ("Bavarian beer")
noun: {{sv-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, dated) A (quantity of) beer; brewsky. Beställ några bärs åt oss, tack! "Order us some brewskies, please!"
Synonyms: bira, öl
related terms:
  • bärs
verb: {{sv-verb-reg}}
  1. (slang) To drink beer.

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