See also: drónning

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dróttning(mistress, queen), from dróttinn(lord, leader), from drótt(band, flock).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dronning c (singular definite dronningen, plural indefinite dronninger)

  1. queen (monarch)
  2. (chess) queen

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikken (skak + brikken) (layout · text)
           
konge dronning tårn løber springer bonde
Playing cards in Danish · kort, spillekort (layout · text)
             
es toer treer firer femmer sekser syver
             
otter nier tier knægt, bonde dame, dronning konge joker

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dróttning.

NounEdit

dronning f, m ‎(definite singular dronninga or dronningen, indefinite plural dronninger, definite plural dronningene)

  1. queen (a female monarch)
  2. queen (chess piece)
  3. queen (reproductive female of certain insects)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dróttning.

NounEdit

dronning f ‎(definite singular dronninga, indefinite plural dronningar, definite plural dronningane)

  1. queen (a female monarch)
  2. queen (chess piece)
  3. queen (reproductive female of certain insects)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit