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  • n. The letter o with a diaeresis above itself.
  • n. The letter o with an umlaut above itself.


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  • It also makes a fine emoticon. (It’s the only emoticon Mr. Bill needs.) If, however, your reader is Swedish, she might wonder if you have an unusual form of Tourette’s.

    Dear Gunborg,

            It was nice to see you again! :) Right after you left, the dog was sick.

    island And I couldn’t get him outside fast enough. island And I couldn’t find the mop! islandislandisland . . .

    October 11, 2011

  • Oh, the memories... The first year I studied Swedish, my favourite sentence was "jag bor i en öde ö" which means "I live on a deserted island".

    November 12, 2008

  • Island in Swedish.

    See also ø.

    November 2, 2008