drømme

See also: drømme-

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse dreyma (to dream), Proto-Germanic *draumijaną, cognate with English dream, German träumen. Derived from the noun *draumaz, hence Danish drøm.

VerbEdit

drømme (imperative drøm, infinitive at drømme, present tense drømmer, past tense drømte, perfect tense har drømt)

  1. to dream (to see imaginary events while sleeping)
  2. to dream (to hope, to wish)
  3. to dream (to daydream)

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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

drømme c

  1. indefinite plural of drøm

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dreyma (to dream), from draumr (a dream), of uncertain origin. Probably cognate with English dream, Dutch dromen and German träumen.

VerbEdit

drømme (imperative drøm, present tense drømmer, past tense drømte, past participle drømt, present participle drømmende)

  1. to dream
    Jeg tror jeg drømte om deg i natt.
    I think I dreamt about you last night.
    Tøv, det må være noe du har drømt.
    Nonsense, it must have been something you dreamt.
    Jeg kunne ikke drømme om å gjøre noe så dumt.
    I wouldn't dream of doing something that stupid.
    Sitt ikke der og drøm!
    Stop dreaming! (literally: "don't you sit there and dream!")
    Livet er en drøm, som de aller færreste gir seg tid til å drømme. (Nils Kjær)
    Life is a dream very few take the time to dream.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Optional form from Bokmål, remnant of when the official view (abandoned since 2005) was to merge Nynorsk and Bokmål together (see Norwegian language struggle).

VerbEdit

drømme (present tense drømmer, past tense drømte, past participle drømt, present participle drømmande, imperative drøm)

  1. optional form of drøyme, to dream

Usage notesEdit

This form is a parallel form to the official form drøyme, in Norwegian designated as klammeform, "bracket form", meaning it is a form which use is not allowed in official contexts.