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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse menskr (human), from Proto-Germanic *manniskaz (human, humanity), from Proto-Germanic *mann- (man, human, person), from Proto-Indo-European *mAnw- (man). Cognate with Old English mennisc (human).

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menneske n (singular definite mennesket, plural indefinite mennesker)

  1. person, human, human being

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

NounEdit

menneske n (definite singular mennesket, indefinite plural mennesker, definite plural menneska or menneskene)

  1. human, human being, man, Homo sapiens; (in plural form also) people

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /²mɛnːɛʃə/, /²mɛnːɛskə/

NounEdit

menneske n (definite singular mennesket, indefinite plural menneske, definite plural menneska)

  1. human, human being, man, Homo sapiens; (in plural form also) people

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