Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from mindre

VerbEdit

minske (imperative minsk, present tense minsker, simple past and past participle minska or minsket)

  1. to reduce, decrease

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian menniska, manniska, from Proto-Germanic *manniskaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

minske c or n (plural minsken, diminutive minskje)

  1. human, human being
  2. person
  3. man, mankind

Further readingEdit

  • minske”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011