Swedish word of the day: dopp

Dopp is similar to the English word ‘dip’, in the sense of taking a quick swim. For example: ska vi ta ett dopp? (shall we go for a dip?). 

The image of ‘dipping’ oneself in the water suggests more of a spontaneous or brief swim compared to using the verb bada or simma. Simma is usually reserved for talking about swimming with a purpose, for example if you’re going from a shoreline to an island or doing laps in…
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