beskrive

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From be (on) +‎ skrive (to write), a calque of Middle Low German beschrīven and German beschreiben (in turn a calque of Latin dēscrībō).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beskriːˀvə/, [b̥eˈsɡ̊ʁiˀʋə], [b̥eˈsɡ̊ʁiwˀʊ]

VerbEdit

beskrive (past tense beskrev, past participle bekrevet, attributive common beskreven, attributive plural or definite beskrevne)

  1. to describe

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German beschriven or bescriven

VerbEdit

beskrive (imperative beskriv, present tense beskriver, passive beskrives, simple past beskreiv or beskrev, past participle beskrevet, present participle beskrivende)

  1. to describe

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German beschriven or bescriven, via Bokmål.

VerbEdit

beskrive (present tense beskriv, past tense beskreiv, past participle beskrive, passive infinitive beskrivast, present participle beskrivande, imperative beskriv)

  1. to describe

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