forstå

See also: forsta, forstaa, första, and förstå

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German vorstān, Proto-Germanic *frastandaną (to understand, oppose), equivalent to for- +‎ stå. Cognates are Swedish förstå and German verstehen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

forstå (imperative forstå, infinitive at forstå, present tense forstår, past tense forstod, perfect tense har forstået)

  1. to understand

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German vorstan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɔɾˈstoː/, [fɔ̞ˈʂʈo̞ː]

VerbEdit

forstå (imperative forstå, present tense forstår, simple past forsto or forstod, past participle forstått)

  1. to understand

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German vorstan, and Late Old Norse fyrirstanda, forstanda.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

forstå (present tense forstår, past tense forstod, past participle forstått, passive infinitive forståast, present participle forståande, imperative forstå)

  1. to understand

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