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Swedish word of the day: pröjsa

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Published: 21.Feb.2019 10:33 hrs

Learning this word is sure to pay off.

The word pröjsa is a colloquial way of saying 'to pay', as in exchanging money for products or services. In standard Swedish, the word for 'pay' is betala, which comes from an older word meaning 'to count/calculate'.

The Swedish language also has the noun pröjs, which means 'payment' and is equivalent to betalning.

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