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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German sluse, from Old French escluse, from Late Latin exclusa

NounEdit

sluse f or m (definite singular slusa or slusen, indefinite plural sluser, definite plural slusene)

  1. A canal lock (a system to elevate or lower boats in a river or water canal system from one water level to another)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From German Low German, from Latin exclusa (extrusion, gate), from Latin exclūsus, form of exclūdō (I shut out, I exclude). Akin to English sluice.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sluse f (definite singular slusa, indefinite plural sluser, definite plural slusene)

  1. a sluice, lock (A segment of a canal or other waterway enclosed by gates, used for raising and lowering boats between levels.)

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