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Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

åt

  1. simple past of ete

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse at and át.

PrepositionEdit

åt

  1. to; towards
    No dreg me åt byen.
    We're heading towards the city now.
  2. of (expressing possession)
    Dette er huset åt foreldra mine.
    This is the house of my parents.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

åt

  1. past tense of eta and ete

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

åt

  1. imperative of åta

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse at, from Proto-Germanic *at, from Proto-Indo-European *ád.

PronunciationEdit

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PrepositionEdit

åt

  1. for
    Jag har en present åt dig
    I have a gift for you
  2. to, towards, in a certain direction
    Titta inte åt det hållet
    Don't look in that direction

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

åt

  1. past tense of äta.

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse at and át.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

åt

  1. (space) To; towards.
    Kör’ åt
    drive, go to someone
    Stig åt
    edge, change one’s place
    Fär åt
    behave
    Kast dä åt sänga!
    Go to bed!
    hɑn for åt bynöm
    He went to a neighbor.
  2. (time) At.
    ått missömren
    at midsummer
  3. indicating the subject of an activity or act or relationship
    gå e eran ått me
    Go an errand for meǃ
    hon bar ått dem
    She gave them things.
  4. (possession) Of.
    n doter åt han
    one of his daughters
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse aptr, apt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oːt/, /ɒːt/, /ɑːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -óːt

AdverbEdit

åt

  1. Back.
    åt å framm
    back and forth
    framm å åt
    to and fro
    myttje hɑn hann, åt å framm
    He certainly managed a lot back and forth.
    Da tjuva raai wårâânn fa bonn at nota.
    When the thieves reveal each other, the farmer gets his fishing net back. (proverb)
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse át (eating; food), from Proto-Germanic *ētą, derived from *etaną (to eat), whence ita (to eat). Compare Icelandic át, Old Saxon ât, Old High German âz and Old English ǽt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oːt/, /ɒːt/, /ɑːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -óːt

NounEdit

åt n (definite singular åte)

  1. Stingin or biting insects, gnats.
  2. That which eats you up.
    hɑll å de åte
    Keep away from you those that want to ’eat’ you (tramps, gypsies.)
  3. That which has been eaten on.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (singular indicative):
    IPA(key): /oːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -óːt
  • (plural indicative, singular & plural subjunctive):
    IPA(key): /²oːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -òːt

VerbEdit

åt

  1. preterite of eta
  2. preterite of ita