tjarå

English translation: bye!

08:12 Jun 23, 2006
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Linguistics / general - slang?
Swedish term or phrase: tjarå
anyone?
is this a regionalism?
from where?
difference between 'tjarå' and 'tjena'?
etymologies?
lo nathamundi
United States
Local time: 02:51
English translation:bye!
Explanation:
Slang for "bye!" or "cheerio" or maybe "cheers" or "ta-ta" (uk).
"Tjena" means "hello" and is sometimes also just "tja" (coll.).
"Tjena" comes from the word "tjenare" or "tjänare".

Happy Midsummer! :)
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MadeleineK
Sweden
Local time: 11:51
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bye!


Explanation:
Slang for "bye!" or "cheerio" or maybe "cheers" or "ta-ta" (uk).
"Tjena" means "hello" and is sometimes also just "tja" (coll.).
"Tjena" comes from the word "tjenare" or "tjänare".

Happy Midsummer! :)

MadeleineK
Sweden
Local time: 11:51
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Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
thank you. appreciate it.

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agree  gperdin: Correct. Tjenare då.
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