datter

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dóttir, from from Proto-Norse ᛞᛟᚺᛏᚱᛁᛉ (dohtriz, daughters), from Proto-Germanic *duhtēr, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr (daughter).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /datər/, [ˈd̥ad̥ɐ]

NounEdit

datter c (singular definite datteren, plural indefinite døtre)

  1. daughter

InflectionEdit


NorwegianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dóttir, from Proto-Norse ᛞᛟᚺᛏᚱᛁᛉ (dohtriz, daughters), from Proto-Germanic *duhtēr, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr (daughter). Cognate with Danish datter, Swedish dotter, Icelandic dóttir, Gothic dauhtar (dauhtar), German Tochter, Dutch dochter, and English daughter

NounEdit

datter m, f

  1. (Bokmål) daughter

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ReferencesEdit

  • “datter” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • Hjalmar Falk and Alf Torp, Etymologisk ordbog over det norske og det danske sprog, 1903–06, p. 100.
Last modified on 19 October 2013, at 04:16