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allmenn

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • almen (unofficial spelling, Riksmål)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse almennr, influenced by German allgemein (common to all) (gemein)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

allmenn (neuter singular allment, definite singular and plural allmenne)

  1. which applies to all
    allmenn stemmerett
    voting rights for all
    allmenn verneplikt
    compulsory military service (conscription) for all
  2. public
    Saken har allmenn interesse.
    The general public is interested in the matter.
    et allment gode
    a benefit that is available to the public
  3. common, ordinary, general
    Det er en allmenn oppfatning.
    That is a common conception.
    Han kom med noen allmenne betraktninger
    He gave some general perceptions.
  4. universal
    allmenne sannheter
    general truths
    en hellig, allmenn kirke
    a holy, universal church

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse almennr, influenced by German allgemein (common to all) (gemein)

AdjectiveEdit

allmenn (neuter singular allment, definite singular and plural allmenne)

  1. common, general, public, universal

Derived termsEdit

See Norwegian Bokmål for the time being.

ReferencesEdit