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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kerling, from karl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kjerring f, m (definite singular kjerringa or kjerringen, indefinite plural kjerringer, definite plural kjerringene)

  1. old woman
  2. wife
  3. (slang) girl, lady
  4. (slang) shrew, hag

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kerling, from karl.

NounEdit

kjerring f (definite singular kjerringa, indefinite plural kjerringar, definite plural kjerringane)

  1. old woman
  2. wife
  3. (slang) girl, lady
  4. (slang) shrew, hag

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit