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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dvergr, from Proto-Germanic *dwergaz.

NounEdit

dverg m (definite singular dvergen, indefinite plural dverger, definite plural dvergene)

  1. (mythology) a dwarf
  2. a dwarf (very short person)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dvergr, from Proto-Germanic *dwergaz.

NounEdit

dverg m (definite singular dvergen, indefinite plural dvergar, definite plural dvergane)

  1. (mythology) a dwarf
    • 1880, Marius Hægstad, "Kjempa og Dvergen":
      Det var ein Gong ei Kjempa og ein Dverg, som slo seg i Lag og var gode Viner.
      Once upon a time, a giant and a dwarf teamed up and became good friends.
  2. a dwarf (a very short person, now considered derogatory)

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

dverg

  1. Obsolete spelling of dvärg