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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish kraft (strength) as used in kraftpapper.

NounEdit

kraft (uncountable)

  1. A kind of strong, smooth brown wrapping paper.

SynonymsEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kraft c (singular definite kraften, plural indefinite kræfter)

  1. strength
    Jeg er gammel, og har ikke meget kraft.
    I am old, and do not have much strength.
  2. (physics) force

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kraft f (genitive singular kraftar, plural kreftir)

  1. strength, power

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kraft
f34 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative kraft kraftin kreftir kreftirnar
accusative kraft kraftina kreftir kreftirnar
dative kraft kraftini kreftum kreftunum
genitive kraftar kraftarinnar krefta kreftanna

SynonymsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Kraft.

PrepositionEdit

kraft (+ genitive)

  1. (officialese) on the basis of; by virtue of; by means of, through
    • Preamble of the Grundgesetz:
      Im Bewusstsein seiner Verantwortung vor Gott und den Menschen [] hat sich das Deutsche Volk kraft seiner verfassungsgebenden Gewalt dieses Grundgesetz gegeben.
      Conscious of their responsibility before God and man [] the German people have, in the exercise of their constituent power, promulgated this Basic Law.

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kraptr; plural form influenced by the German plural Kräfte

NounEdit

kraft m or f (definite singular krafta or kraften, indefinite plural krefter, definite plural kreftene)

  1. (physics) a force
  2. power
  3. i kraft - in force (law, regulation)
  4. (foods) stock, broth

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kraptr; one of the plural forms influenced by the German plural Kräfte. Akin to English craft.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kraft f (definite singular krafta, indefinite plural krefter, definite plural kreftene)

  1. (physics) a force
  2. power, strength
  3. (foods) stock, broth

Derived termsEdit

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kraftiz (strength), *kraftaz.
Cognate with Old English cræft, Old Frisian kreft, Old Dutch kraft (strength), Old High German kraft.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kraft f

  1. strength, power, force, skill
    • thiu craft godes
      The power of God
      (Heliand, verse 4964)
  2. a crowd, an occupation
    • kumid mid is engilo craftu
      He came with his crowd of angels
      (Heliand, verse 2596)

DeclensionEdit



DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish krapter, from Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr, from Proto-Germanic *kraftaz, from Proto-Indo-European *grep-.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

kraft c

  1. (physics) a force (physical quantity that denotes ability to accelerate a body)
  2. strength, power

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kraft 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kraft kraften krafter krafterna
Genitive krafts kraftens krafters krafternas

Derived termsEdit