Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German spreden.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spreia (present tense spreier, past tense spreidde, past participle spreidd/spreitt, passive infinitive spreiast, present participle spreiande, imperative sprei)

  1. to spread
    Me får håpa at sjukdomen ikkje spreier seg.
    Let's hope that the disease does not spread.
  2. to scatter
    Soldatar spreidde folkemengda med varselskot.
    Soldiers scattered the crowd with warning shots.

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