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Swedish term or phrase:IKEA (acronym):
English translation:Ingvar Kamprad [from] Elmtaryd [near] Agunnaryd
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05:43 Oct 29, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: Ikea
My greek teacher wants to know what the swedish word means
Henry Skudra
it's an acronym, apparently...
Explanation:
"IKEA (http://www.ikea.com) comes from a clever acronym using the initials of the founder, Ingvar Kamprad, who was from a family farm called Elmtaryd, which was near the village of Agunnaryd."

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4 +7it's an acronym, apparently...PaLa


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
it's an acronym, apparently...


Explanation:
"IKEA (http://www.ikea.com) comes from a clever acronym using the initials of the founder, Ingvar Kamprad, who was from a family farm called Elmtaryd, which was near the village of Agunnaryd."

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    Reference: http://www.nametrade.com/nw-IKEA.html
PaLa
Germany
Local time: 18:22
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alison Schwitzgebel
4 mins
  -> thank you

agree  Fredrik Larsson
11 mins

agree  George Hopkins: Remeber the game we used to play as children? Name, address, country, the world, the universe. Elmtaryd is old spelling.
13 mins

agree  Sven Petersson
16 mins

agree  Jeff Ganellen
29 mins

agree  Nina Engberg
1 hr

agree  Peter Johansson
1 day 7 mins
  -> Thank to all. It's nice to agreed with by eight peers! (Still don't know what Henry Skudra thinks, though...)
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