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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse aska, from Proto-Germanic *askǭ.

NounEdit

aska f (genitive singular ösku, no plural)

  1. ashes, ash
    Aska hylur vígvöllinn eftir að sprengjurnar féllu.
    The battlefield is covered in ashes after the bombs had fallen.
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

aska

  1. indefinite accusative plural of askur
  2. indefinite genitive plural of askur

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

aska m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of aske

Old High GermanEdit

NounEdit

aska f

  1. Alternative spelling of asca

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *askǭ, whence also Old English æsce (English ash), Old Saxon aska (Middle Low German asche), Old High German asca (German Asche), Dutch as, West Frisian jiske, Gothic 𐌰𐌶𐌲𐍉 (azgō).

NounEdit

aska f

  1. ashes, ash

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • aska in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *askǭ, whence also Old English æsce, Old High German asca, Old Norse aska.

NounEdit

aska f

  1. ash (combustion residue)

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse aska, from Proto-Germanic *askǭ, probably from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHs-.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

aska c (uncountable)

  1. ashes, ash

DeclensionEdit

Declension of aska 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative aska askan
Genitive askas askans

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

aska (present askar, preterite askade, supine askat, imperative aska)

  1. to ash, to remove ashes from a cigaret, smoking pipe, stove, or burner
  2. to coat or cover (goat cheese) with ash

ConjugationEdit