vandre

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German wanderen, compare English wander.

VerbEdit

vandre (present tense vandrer; past tense and past participle vandra or vandret)

  1. walk (about), to stroll
    De vandret hånd i hånd.
    They walked hand in hand.
    Han vandret gatelangs.
    He strolled up and down the streets.
    I de dager da Jesus vandret på Jorden.
    In the days when Jesus walked the Earth.
  2. roam, wander, constantly be on the move
    Han vandret gjennom landet.
    He roamed the country.
    Hun vandret mot byen.
    She wandered towards the town.
    Han lot tankene vandre.
    He let his mind drift.
  3. migrate
    Med så høy fart kan de vandre tusenvis av kilometer. (translated from English Wikipedia on Atlantic herring)
    With such high speed they can migrate over thousands of kilometers. (from English Wikipedia on Atlantic herring)
  4. (euphemistic, idiomatic) to die, pass away
    Han vandret bort for fem år siden.
    He passed away five years ago.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • vandre heden

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German wanderen, compare English wander.

VerbEdit

vandre (present tense vandrar, past tense vandra, past participle vandra, passive infinitve vandrast, present participle vandrande, imperative vandre/vandr)

  1. to walk (about), to stroll
    Dei vandra hand i hand.
    They walked hand in hand.
    Han vandra gatelangs.
    He strolled up and down the streets.
    I dei dagane då Jesus vandra på Jorda.
    In the days when Jesus walked the Earth.
  2. to roam, wander, constantly be on the move
    Han vandra gjennom landet.
    He roamed the country.
    Ho vandra mot byen.
    She wandered towards the town.
    Han lét tankane vandre.
    He let his mind drift.
  3. (of an animal) to migrate
    Med så høg fart kan dei vandre tusenvis av kilometer. (translated from English Wikipedia on Atlantic herring)
    With such high speed they can migrate over thousands of kilometers. (from English Wikipedia on Atlantic herring)
  4. (euphemistic, idiomatic) to die, pass away
    Han vandra bort for fem år sidan.
    He passed away five years ago.

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 26 September 2013, at 07:04