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Type Settlement
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. /ɧɛ.ˈlɛ̌ft.ɛ.ɔ/(Swedish) /ʂɛ.ˈlɛ̌ft.ɛ/(local dialect)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsSkellefte (local dialect), Syöldate (Ume Sami), Skillehte (Southern Sami), Syöldete (Southern Sami)

Meaning & History

Combination of an unexplained first element, though it's believed to be of Sami origin, and the place name suffix -eå "river".
Added 1/29/2017 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 7/6/2021 by Beautiful Victory