Last modified on 19 April 2015, at 16:06

avslutte

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish afslutte, a compound word of av (off) and slutte (close, conclude, finish), probably a loan-translation from Middle Low German (compare with German abschließen).

VerbEdit

avslutte (imperative avslutt, present tense avslutter, simple past and past participle avsluttet or avslutta, present participle avsluttende)

  1. to finish, end, conclude
    De valgte å avslutte forholdet.
    They chose to end the relationship.
    Gudstjenesten ble avsluttet med stille bønn.
    The (church) service was concluded with a silent prayer.
    Løperen startet rolig men avsluttet med en kjempespurt.
    The runner started out slowly but finished with a huge spurt.
  2. complete, to close (shut down, bring to a state of completion)
    Endelig fikk de avsluttet handelen.
    They finally closed the deal.
    Hvordan avslutter man dette programmet?
    How do you close this program?

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via Norwegian Bokmål from Danish, a compound word of av (off) and slutte (close, conclude, finish), probably a loan-translation from [[Middle Low German]] (compare German abschließen).

VerbEdit

avslutte (present tense avsluttar; past tense avslutta; past participle avslutta; present participle avsluttande; imperative avslutt)

  1. to finish, end
    Dei valde å avslutte forholdet.
    They chose to end the relationship.
    Gudstenesta vart avslutta med stille bønn.
    The (church) service was concluded with a silent prayer.
    Løparen starta roleg men avslutta med ein kjempespurt.
    The runner started out slowly but finished with a huge spurt.
  2. complete, to close (shut down, bring to a state of completion)
    Endelig fekk dei avslutta handelen.
    They finally closed the deal.
    Korleis avsluttar ein dette programmet?
    How do you close this program?

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