See also: forsta, forstaa, första, and förstå

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Etymology edit

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

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

  1. to understand

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Low German vorstan.

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

  1. to understand

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

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

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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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Descendants edit

  • Russenorsk: forstå

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Russenorsk edit

Etymology edit

From Norwegian Nynorsk forstå.

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  • IPA(key): /fɔˈʂʈoː/ (Norwegian accent)
  • IPA(key): /fɐʂˈto/ (Russian accent)

Verb edit

forstå

  1. to understand
    Moja njet forstå
    I don't understand

References edit

  • Ingvild Broch; Ernst H. Jahr (1984) Russenorsk: Et pidginspråk i Norge [Russenorsk: A pidgin language in Norway], 2 edition, Oslo: Novus Forlag