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Swedish word of the day: påtår

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Published: 23.Jan.2019 11:10 hrs

Here's a word that will come in handy on those days when you Need. Coffee. Now.

Påtår means ‘refill’, and is almost exclusively used to refer to coffee. So when you’ve emptied your cup of bryggkaffe (filter coffee) and want another mug-full, you ask for en påtår.

You’ll often see it included on menus: påtar - 5 kronor or similar, and if you’re a big coffee-drinker, it’s well worth your while to find a cafe that offers cheap or even free påtår.

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