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|Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Swedish term or phrase: glogg|
|Glogg is the name of a homemade alcoholic beverage. is there any English equivalent? Is glogg even a real word in Swedish?|
This is the closest thing I have found in English: meaning warmed, spiced, usually sweetened wine. It may or may not be spiked with spirits; in Sweden I was usually served glögg with raisins and almonds - and "pepparkakor". The explanation for the word "glögg" itself that I remember was that it was contracted from "glödgad", meaning glowing hot.
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the xxx is for whatever alcohol is used - wine and aquavit if I remember correctly. I've been to a Swedish friend's party where they serve this and I've never heard it called anything other than Glug <sp?>
Although gluwine <again, sp?> (hot wine with spices) might be based on it
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