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Help with Swedish word
« on: June 08, 2019, 08:04:10 AM »
The word is "gokotta". It means the act of waking up early in the morning for the purpose of going outside and listening to the first birds sing. I'm looking for the pronunciation.
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Re: Help with Swedish word
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2019, 10:39:46 AM »
https://desv.dict.cc/?s=g%C3%B6kotta

This word's origination comes from a tradition of "open air" Masses on Ascension. Just as the monks sing Matins and Lauds to our Creator, so to do the birds. Nothing find I as most joyful in nature(other than spring Colorado snows) than a chorus of birds singing in the morning.
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Re: Help with Swedish word
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2019, 01:08:09 PM »
The word is "gokotta". It means the act of waking up early in the morning for the purpose of going outside and listening to the first birds sing. I'm looking for the pronunciation.

At your service. Its spelled Gökotta.