Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

svette

  1. definite singular of svett
  2. plural of svett

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse sveiti, from Proto-Germanic *swait-, *swaitô, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- (to sweat), *sweyd-.

NounEdit

svette m (definite singular svetten)

  1. sweat, perspiration
    Med blod, svette og tårer.
    With blood, sweat and tears.

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse sveitast ?, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- (to sweat).

VerbEdit

svette (imperative svett, present tense svetter, passive svettes, simple past and past participle svetta or svettet, present participle svettende)

  1. to sweat, to perspire
    Jeg svetter når jeg er nervøs.
    I sweat when I'm nervous.

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svette

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of svett.

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