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Discussion in 'Dictionary Additions' started by Vanda, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. Vanda

    Vanda Moderesa de Beagá

    Belo Horizonte, BRASIL
    Português/ Brasil
    Term: fika


    Your definition or explanation:
    coffee break usually accompanied with sweet, baked goods. Pronouced ‘feeka’, Fika is a social institution in Sweden as much as having afternoon tea is in Britain.

    Example: "an important thing to do, to get along with friends and then going home and work alone for some hours… underestimate never a fika with friends".

    One or more places you have seen the term: (http://amandaonwriting.tumblr.com/post/60248631908
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fika_(coffee_break)

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  2. MountainTips New Member

    USA
    English - USA
    All I could find was that 'fika' refers to the coffee / tea in Sweden accompanied by something sweet, but that was from Wikipedia and a couple of travel blogs. I found nothing in dictionaries.
     

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