Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse op.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oːp/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːp
  • Hyphenation: åp

NounEdit

åp n (definite singular åpet, indefinite plural åp, definite plural åpa or åpene)

  1. (dialectal) an opening (in any sense that the word åpning has)
    • 1871, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, Norske Folke-Eventyr, page 17:
      det skal ikke stort aab til, før jeg kommer ind
      it does not take much of an opening, before I enter
    • 1918, Gabriel Scott, Kilden, page 53:
      [ålen] vimser frem og tilbake i tinen og leter efter et litet aab
      [the eel] whirls back and forth in the thaw, looking for a small opening
    • 1918, Gabriel Scott, Kilden, page 103:
      her er jo huller og aab overalt
      here are holes and openings everywhere
    • 1928, Olaf Benneche, Juvet, page 9:
      kyllingene vred sig gjennem utrolig smale aap mellem risene
      the chickens writhed through incredibly narrow openings between the rice
    Synonym: åpning

ReferencesEdit

  • “åp” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

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