Danish: Bachelor party

  • Sepia

    Senior Member
    High German/Danish
    I Jylland, i det mindste, siger man "polterabend" - ligesom paa tysk.
     

    sindridah

    Senior Member
    Icelandic
    The same as google translate gave me. But abend is obviously night and what would Polter mean? My Danish online dictionary doesn't have it
     

    hanne

    Senior Member
    It's polterabend in Copenhagen as well, and I'm pretty sure throughout the country.

    It's an imported word, which is why you can't find its parts in the dictionary. Wikipedia has a page on the topic, including etymology. Note that the linked English page describes a rather different use of the same word.
     
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