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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fyrirbjóða, forboða; compare also Middle Low German vorbeden, which may have influenced it. Equivalent to for- +‎ byde. Compare Swedish förbjuda, Norwegian forby, German verbieten, Dutch verbieden, English forbid, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌱𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌽 (faurbiudan).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /forbyːdə/, [fɒˈb̥yːˀðə]

VerbEdit

forbyde (imperative forbyd, infinitive at forbyde, present tense forbyder, past tense forbød, perfect tense er/har forbudt)

  1. disallow, forbid, ban

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