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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse andsvar, from and- (against, opposing) and svar (answer, reply), from Proto-Germanic *andaswarō). Compare English answer.

NounEdit

ansvar n (singular definite ansvaret, not used in plural form)

  1. responsibility (the state of being responsible)
  2. liability (an obligation, debt or responsibility owed to someone)
  3. blame

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse andsvar, from and- (against, opposing) and svar (answer, reply) (Proto-Germanic *andaswarō). Compare with English answer.

NounEdit

ansvar n (definite singular ansvaret, indefinite plural ansvar, definite plural ansvara or ansvarene)

  1. responsibility
  2. (economy) liability
  3. blame

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse andsvar, from and- (against, opposing) and svar (answer, reply) (Proto-Germanic *andaswarō). Compare with English answer.

NounEdit

ansvar n (definite singular ansvaret, indefinite plural ansvar, definite plural ansvara)

  1. responsibility
  2. (economy) liability
  3. blame

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse andsvar, from and- (against, opposing) and svar (answer, reply) (Proto-Germanic *andaswarō). Compare with English answer.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ansvar n

  1. responsibility (the state of being responsible)
  2. responsibility; a duty or obligation

Usage notesEdit

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ansvar 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ansvar ansvaret ansvar ansvaren
Genitive ansvars ansvarets ansvars ansvarens

Related termsEdit