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English translation: heroinist

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Swedish term or phrase:jonkare
English translation:heroinist
Entered by: Mijo Schyllert
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22:54 Mar 23, 2003
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: jonkare
It seems to be a slang term for a particular type of drug user - I'm wondering what particular substance is involved
David Shannon
Sweden
Local time: 07:38
heroin
Explanation:
yepp! jonkare = heroinist, heroinmissbrukare
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Mijo Schyllert
Local time: 07:38
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +2heroin
Mijo Schyllert


  

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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
heroin


Explanation:
yepp! jonkare = heroinist, heroinmissbrukare


    Reference: http://www.lu.se/info/lum/LUM_04_96/LUM4_02_knarkare.html
Mijo Schyllert
Local time: 07:38
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 28
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Many thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sara Hagelstam: Actually coming from "junkie" ;-)
18 mins

agree  Mario Marcolin
14 hrs
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