Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

fnysa n

  1. definite plural of fnys

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

fnysa n

  1. definite plural of fnys

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

fnysa (present fnyser, preterite fnös or fnyste, supine fnyst, imperative fnys)

  1. to snort (exhale roughly through the nose)
    Tjuren fnösThe bull snorted
  2. (sometimes figuratively, of a person) to express contempt or dissatisfaction (by snorting); to scoff, to harumph
    Kritikerna fnös åt den populära buskisföreställningen
    The critics scoffed at the popular slapstick show
    Det är inget att fnysa åt
    That's nothing to scoff at (idiomatic)
    *Fnys**Harumph*

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • frusta (to snort (usually more intense))

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