DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ósk (wish), from Proto-Germanic *wunskaz, *wunskō (wish, desire), from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, *wenh₁- (to wish, love).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ønske n (singular definite ønsket, plural indefinite ønsker)

  1. wish
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse œskja (wish), from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną (to wish). The 'n' stems from influence from Middle Low German wunschen.

VerbEdit

ønske (imperative ønsk, infinitive at ønske, present tense ønsker, past tense ønskede, perfect tense har ønsket)

  1. to wish

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ósk, from Proto-Germanic *wunskaz, *wunskō (wish, desire), from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, *wenh₁- (to wish, love).

NounEdit

ønske n (definite singular ønsket, indefinite plural ønsker, definite plural ønska or ønskene)

  1. a wish
  2. a desire
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse œskja, from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną (to wish).

VerbEdit

ønske (imperative ønsk, present tense ønsker, simple past ønska or ønsket or ønskte, past participle ønska or ønsket or ønskt)

  1. to wish
  2. to want

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

ønske n (definite singular ønsket, indefinite plural ønske, definite plural ønska)

  1. Alternative form of ynske

VerbEdit

ønske (present tense ønsker, past tense ønskte, past participle ønskt, passive infinitive ønskast, present participle ønskande, imperative ønsk)

  1. Alternative form of ynskja

Derived termsEdit