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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dikt, from a Middle Low German noun derived from dichten, "to compose (a poem)" (compare dikte).

NounEdit

dikt n (definite singular diktet, indefinite plural dikt, definite plural dikta or diktene)

  1. poem (literary piece written in verse)
    Å hamre ut et dikt er en slags gullsmedkunst. (Rolf Jacobsen)
    To forge a poem is a kind of smith craft. (literally: "to forge a poem is a kind of goldsmith craft")
  2. fiction, pack of lies, invention (compare dikte opp)
    Er dette dikt eller sannhet?
    Is this fiction or truth?

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse dikt, from a Middle Low German noun derived from dichten, "to compose, authour (a poem)" (compare dikte).

NounEdit

dikt n (definite singular diktet, indefinite plural dikt, definite plural dikta)

  1. poem (literary piece written in verse)
    Diktet er ei lita forteljing, men rommet er viktigare enn tidsforløpet. (Jan Erik Vold)
    The poem is a little story, but space matters more than lapse of time.
  2. fiction, pack of lies, invention (compare dikte opp)
    Er dette dikt eller sannhet?
    Is this fiction or truth?
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German (compare Dutch dicht)

AdverbEdit

dikt

  1. close
    Dei stod dikt attmed kvarandre.
    They stood close to each other.
  2. really, indeed, truly, very
    Det fjellet er dikt høgt.
    That mountain truly is very tall.

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Middle Low German noun derived from dichten, "to compose, author (a poem)" (compare dikta).

NounEdit

dikt n

  1. a poem
    At þú lærir hann þínu dikti ok letri.
    That you teach him the art of writing and composing. (literally: "that you learn him your poems and letters")

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dikt, from a Middle Low German noun derived from dichten, "to compose, author (a poem)".

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

dikt c

  1. poem (literary piece written in verse)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of dikt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dikt dikten dikter dikterna
Genitive dikts diktens dikters dikternas