See also: Kunst and kunst-

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German kunst, from Proto-Germanic *kunstiz (knowledge, ability), derived from the verb *kunnaną (to know). Cognate with German Kunst and Dutch kunst. Swedish konst was also borrowed form Low German.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kunst c (singular definite kunsten, plural indefinite kunster)

  1. art
  2. artistry
  3. skill
  4. trick

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DutchEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch cunst, const, cunste, conste (skill, ability, knowledge, craft), from Old Dutch *kunst (knowledge, know-how, skill), from Proto-Germanic *kunstiz (knowledge, ability), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenH-, *ǵnō- (to know), equivalent to kunnen +‎ -st.

Cognate with Old Saxon kunst (skill, wisdom), Old High German kunst (knowledge, wisdom, skill), Old Frisian kunst, konst, kenst (knowledge). More at cunning.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʏnst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kunst
  • Rhymes: -ʏnst

NounEdit

kunst f (plural kunsten, diminutive kunstje n)

  1. art
  2. prowess, ability
  3. (in the diminutive) trick (entertaining action)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: kuns
  • Negerhollands: kunsche (from the diminutive)
  • Papiamentu: kenshi, kunstji (from the diminutive)

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German kunst. Influenced by German Kunst.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kunst (genitive kunsti, partitive kunsti)

  1. art
  2. skill, trick

DeclensionEdit

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Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon kunst, from Proto-Germanic *kunstiz. Compare Old High German kunst.

NounEdit

kunst f

  1. knowledge
  2. ability

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: kunst
  • Estonian: kunst
  • Norwegian:
    • Norwegian Bokmål: kunst
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: kunst

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German kunst (knowledge, ability), from Old Saxon kunst, from Proto-Germanic *kunstiz (knowledge, ability), from the verb *kunnaną (to know, recognise), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥néh₃ti (to know, recognize), from *ǵneh₃- (to know) + *-né- (forms transitive imperfective verbs).

NounEdit

kunst m (definite singular kunsten, indefinite plural kunster, definite plural kunstene)

  1. art
    abstrakt kunst - abstract art
  2. (in some compound words) artificial, man-made; see also kunstig.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German kunst.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kunst f or m (definite singular kunsten or kunsta, indefinite plural kunster or kunstar, definite plural kunstene or kunstane)

  1. art
  2. (in some compound words) artificial, man-made; see also kunstig.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “kunst” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “kunst”, in Norsk Ordbok: ordbok over det norske folkemålet og det nynorske skriftmålet, Oslo: Samlaget, 1950-2016
  • “kunst” in Ivar Aasen (1873) Norsk Ordbog med dansk Forklaring

VilamovianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German kunst (knowledge) attested since the 9th century; ultimately from the root of the verb kenna (to know).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kunst f

  1. art

Derived termsEdit