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See also: Nisse and -nisse

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Nisse, pet form of the common male given name Niels.

NounEdit

nisse c (singular definite nissen, plural indefinite nisser)

  1. A small mythological being living in farmsteads; in modern times associated with Christmas.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

nisse

  1. Human-shaped gingerbread or other pastry.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of nisse (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative nisse nisset
genitive nissen nissejen
partitive nisseä nissejä
illative nisseen nisseihin
singular plural
nominative nisse nisset
accusative nom. nisse nisset
gen. nissen
genitive nissen nissejen
nisseinrare
partitive nisseä nissejä
inessive nissessä nisseissä
elative nissestä nisseistä
illative nisseen nisseihin
adessive nissellä nisseillä
ablative nisseltä nisseiltä
allative nisselle nisseille
essive nissenä nisseinä
translative nisseksi nisseiksi
instructive nissein
abessive nissettä nisseittä
comitative nisseineen

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Nisse, pet form of the common male given name Nils.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nisse m (definite singular nissen, indefinite plural nissar, definite plural nissane)

  1. A small mythological being living in farmsteads; in modern times associated with Christmas.
    • 1883, Arne Garborg, Bondestudentar
      Elder den, som kunde faa fat i Bergkongen. Elder i Nissen, elder i ein Dverg, elder i nokot annat slikt.
      He who could only catch the Mountain King. Or the nisse, or a dwarf, or something else of that sort.

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