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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

betala (present tense betalar or betaler, past tense betala or betalte, past participle betala or betalt, passive infinitive betalast, present participle betalande, imperative betal)

  1. Alternative form of betale

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish betala, bitala, bittala, from Middle Low German betalen, equivalent to be- +‎ tala.[1] Cognate with Danish betale, Norwegian Bokmål betale, Norwegian Nynorsk betala, betale, Dutch betalen, West Frisian betelje, German bezahlen, Low German betahlen and English betall.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

betala

  1. to pay; to give money in exchange for goods or services
  2. (reflexive) to pay; to be profitable
  3. (colloquial) to pay; to be the subject of revenge

ConjugationEdit


SynonymsEdit

  • (to give money in exchange for goods or services): gälda (archaic, formal)
  • (to be profitable): löna sig

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