The Alternative Swedish Dictionary: blatte

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blatte {{rfc}} pronunciation
  • [ˈblàtːɛ]
etymology The word probably originated from the Latin language meaning “cockroach”.
noun: {{sv-noun}}
  1. (often, derogatory) A person living in a Northern European country who is not of European descent.
This term implies not only darkness of skin, but a general lack of intelligence and sophistication.
antonyms:
  • svenne

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