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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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From late Old Norse þenkja, from earlier Old Norse þekkja with influence from Middle Low German denken. Akin to English think.


  • IPA(key): /²tɛnçɑ/, /²tɛŋçɑ/


tenkja (present tense tenkjer, past tense tenkte, past participle tenkt, passive infinitive tenkjast, present participle tenkjande, imperative tenk)

  1. to think
    Eg tenkjer, derfor er eg.
    I think, therefore I am.
    No er det mangt å tenkja på.
    There's a lot to think of right now.

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