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PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɛrk
  • IPA(key): /stɛrk/

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch starc, sterc, from Old Dutch stark, from Proto-Germanic *starkaz.

AdjectiveEdit

sterk (comparative sterker, superlative sterkst)

  1. strong, having physical strength
  2. concentrated, strong, powerful in taste
  3. implausible, improbable
InflectionEdit
Inflection of sterk
uninflected sterk
inflected sterke
comparative sterker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial sterk sterker het sterkst
het sterkste
indefinite m./f. sing. sterke sterkere sterkste
n. sing. sterk sterker sterkste
plural sterke sterkere sterkste
definite sterke sterkere sterkste
partitive sterks sterkers
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

sterk

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sterken
  2. imperative of sterken

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sterkr, from Proto-Germanic *starkuz, from Proto-Indo-European *sterg-

AdjectiveEdit

sterk (neuter singular sterkt, definite singular and plural sterke, comparative sterkere, indefinite superlative sterkest, definite superlative sterkeste)

  1. strong

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse starkr, from Proto-Germanic *starkuz, from Proto-Indo-European *sterg-. Cognate with English stark.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sterk (masculine and feminine sterk, neuter sterkt, definite singular and plural sterke, comparative sterkare, indefinite superlative sterkast, definite superlative sterkaste)

  1. strong, powerful
    Bjørnen er veldig sterk.
    The bear is very strong.
  2. emotional
    Eg møtte mora mi for første gong på 20 år. Det var veldig sterkt.
    I met my mother for the first time in 20 years. It was very emotional.

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