DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Equivalent to hilse (to greet) +‎ -en (ing). Doublet of helsen (good health), see further under this word.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hilsən/, [ˈhilsn̩]

NounEdit

hilsen c (singular definite hilsenen or hilsnen, plural indefinite hilsener or hilsner)

  1. greeting (acknowledgement of a persons presence or arrival)
  2. acknowledgment, bow, nod
  3. regards, compliments
  4. salute

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

hilsen m (definite singular hilsenen, indefinite plural hilsener, definite plural hilsenene)

  1. greeting, salutation, salute
  2. compliments, regards
  3. (military) salute

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