See also: kjempe-

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse kempa.

NounEdit

kjempe f or m (definite singular kjempa or kjempen, indefinite plural kjemper, definite plural kjempene)

  1. a giant, titan
  2. (botany) ribgrass, ribwort, plantain (plant of genus Plantago)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Low German kempen.

VerbEdit

kjempe (imperative kjemp, present tense kjemper, simple past and past participle kjempa or kjempet, present participle kjempende)

  1. to fight
  2. to struggle
  3. to grapple, combat, wrestle, battle
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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kempa.

NounEdit

kjempe f (definite singular kjempa, indefinite plural kjemper, definite plural kjempene)

  1. a giant, titan
  2. (botany) ribgrass, ribwort, plantain (plant of genus Plantago)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit