DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nøtə/, [ˈnød̥ə]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish nyt, nøt, nyttæ, from Old Norse nyt, from Proto-Germanic *nutjō, cognate with Swedish nytta, German Nutzen. Derived from the verb *neutaną (Danish nyde).

NounEdit

nytte c (singular definite nytten, not used in plural form)

  1. usefulness, utility
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Danish nytt(i)æ, from Old Norse nytja, from Proto-Germanic *nutjōną, cognate with Swedish nyttja, German nutzen, nützen. Derived from the noun *nutjō, see above.

VerbEdit

nytte (past tense nyttede, past participle nyttet)

  1. to be of use
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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare with Old Norse nýta and Low German nutten

VerbEdit

nytte (imperative nytt, present tense nytter, passive nyttes, simple past and past participle nytta or nyttet, present participle nyttende)

  1. to use

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare with Old Norse nýta and Low German nutten

VerbEdit

nytte (present tense nyttar, past tense nytta, past participle nytta, passive infinitive nyttast, present participle nyttande, imperative nytt)

  1. to use

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