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NounEdit

svale c (singular definite svalen, plural indefinite svaler)

  1. swallow (bird)

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

svale

  1. definite singular of sval
  2. plural of sval

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse svala.

NounEdit

svale f or m (definite singular svala or svalen, indefinite plural svaler, definite plural svalene)

  1. a swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family)
    en svale gjør ingen sommerone swallow doesn't make a summer

Etymology 3Edit

From the adjective sval

VerbEdit

svale (imperative sval, present tense svaler, passive svales, simple past svala or svalet or svalte, past participle svala or svalet or svalt, present participle svalende)

  1. to cool, refresh

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

svale

  1. definite singular of sval
  2. plural of sval

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse svala. Akin to English swallow.

NounEdit

svale f (definite singular svala, indefinite plural svaler, definite plural svalene)

  1. swallow (bird of the family Hirundinidae)
    Svaler er snøgge i vendingane.
    Swallows are quick when they turn.

Etymology 3Edit

From the adjective sval

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

svale (present tense svalar, past tense svala, past participle svala, passive infinitive svalast, present participle svalande, imperative sval/svale)

  1. to cool, refresh

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svale

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of sval.