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NounEdit

favn

  1. arms, embrace
    at falde i søvn i nogens favn
    to fall asleep in someone's arms
  2. (nautical) unit of length
  3. armload

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse faðmr, from Proto-Germanic *faþmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pat-, *pet-.

NounEdit

favn m (definite singular favnen, indefinite plural favner, definite plural favnene)

  1. fathom (nautical, older measurement of 1.8288 metres, 6 feet)
  2. embrace, (outstretched) arms
  3. favn(en) full - an armful
  4. a cord (ved / of wood)
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

favn

  1. imperative of favne

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