Last modified on 30 March 2015, at 14:55

knapp

See also: Knapp and knäpp

GermanEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

knapp (comparative knapper, superlative am knappsten)

  1. tight
  2. lean (having little extra)
  3. scarce

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse knappr

NounEdit

knapp m (definite singular knappen, indefinite plural knapper, definite plural knappene)

  1. a button

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse knappr

NounEdit

knapp m (definite singular knappen, indefinite plural knappar, definite plural knappane)

  1. a button

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

knapp (comparative knappare, superlative knappast)

  1. scarce, not much of something
    tiden är knapp
    there's not much time
    växa upp under knappa omständigheter
    to grow up under conditions where nothing is abundant
  2. somewhat less than
    en knapp kilometer
    somewhat less than one kilometre

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse knappr.

NounEdit

knapp c

  1. button
  2. knob, lever, switch (e.g. the button for an electrical on/off switch) - compare ratt

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