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IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

straum

  1. indefinite accusative singular of straumur

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse straumr, from Proto-Germanic *straumaz, from Proto-Indo-European *srowmos, from *srew- (to flow). Akin to English stream.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

straum m (definite singular straumen, indefinite plural straumar, definite plural straumane)

  1. current (fluid that moves constantly in one direction, such as an ocean current)
  2. stream, flow (steady movement or succession of material, such as water)
  3. electricity
    Straumen gjekk i dag tidleg.
    We lost electricity this morning.

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