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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse (near).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. oh

Usage notesEdit

Like English oh, meaning depends almost entirely on context and intonation.

VerbEdit

(imperative , infinitive at , present tense når, past tense nåede, perfect tense har nået)

  1. (transitive) reach
    Jeg kan ikke den øverste hylde.
    I cannot reach the top shelf.
  2. (transitive) have time
    Jeg kan ikke det i dag, men måske i morgen.
    I do not have time for it today, but perhaps tomorrow.
  3. (transitive) be in time, arrive
    Jeg nåede det kun lige.
    I only barely made it.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdverbEdit

  1. now (this very moment)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

(imperative , present tense når, simple past nådde, past participle nådd)

  1. to reach

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse . Akin to English now.

AdverbEdit

  1. Alternative form of no

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse .

VerbEdit

(imperative , present tense når, simple past nådde, past participle nådd or nått)

  1. to reach
    Når du i osten?
    Can you reach the cheese?
  2. to catch (reach something in time)
    Eg nådde akkurat toget.
    I just caught the train.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish na, from Old Norse .

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

  1. to reach, attain
    • 1870, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Mitt liv
      Var är hoppets guldkust gömd, aldrig nådd och aldrig glömd?
      Where is the golden coast of hope hidden, never reached and never forgotten?
    • 1939, Selma Lagerlöf, - Slåtterkarlarna på Ekolsund
      Han når sin önskans mål och slår sin sista äng / just som en restrött sol sig sänkt i västerns säng.
      He reaches his wish's goal and harvests his last meadow / just as a travelweary sun has lowered itself into the western bed.
    • 2000, Elisabeth Precht, Nätet kryllar av löss och skrönor
      Det finns ingen som vet hur många som nås av all hälsoinformation på Internet.
      Nobody knows how many are reached by all health information on the Internet.

ConjugationEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. well? encouragement to actually provide an answer or reaction to a question
  2. well (used to acknowledge a statement or situation)
    , vi kan alltid gå istället.
    Well, we could always walk instead.

Usage notesEdit

Encouragement
Interjection used to express for the addressee that one is expecting and waiting for an answer or reaction from him or her.

AnagramsEdit