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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bókstafr, from Proto-Germanic *bōkastabaz

NounEdit

bogstav n (singular definite bogstavet, plural indefinite bogstaver)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)

Usage notesEdit

Historically, bogstav could be either neuter or common gender. The common gender is now only seen in the phrase efter bogstaven ('literally').

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