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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse deyja (to die) (compare English die), from Proto-Germanic *dawjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew-. Cognate with Norwegian Bokmål , Swedish , Icelandic deyja.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

(imperative , infinitive at , present tense dør, past tense døde, perfect tense er døet)

  1. die

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse deyja (to die) (compare English die), from Proto-Germanic *dawjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew-. Cognate with Danish , Swedish , Icelandic deyja.

VerbEdit

(imperative , present tense dør, simple past døde, past participle dødd, present participle døende)

  1. to die (intransitive)
    Oldemoren min døde i går.
    My great-grandmother died yesterday.
  2. to cease to exist (intransitive)
    Arten døde ut for hundrevis av år siden.
    The species died out hundreds of years ago.

SynonymsEdit

Synonyms of (to die)
Synonyms of (to cease to exist)

Derived termsEdit

  • døende
  • på sin post = die on duty (literally: "die at one's post)
  • holde på å av latter = nearly die laughing (literally: "nearly die of laughter")
  • (literary) ikke la noen i synden = not let someone get away with it (literally: "not let anyone die in sin")

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

(present tense dør, past tense dødde, past participle dødd or døtt, present participle døande, imperative )

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by døy