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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

tomme

  1. definite of tom
  2. plural of tom

Etymology 2Edit

 
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From Old Norse *þúmi, from Proto-Germanic *þūmô (thumb). The original meaning is the width of a thumb. Compare Swedish tumme.

NounEdit

tomme c (singular definite tommen, plural indefinite tommer)

  1. inch (a unit of length equal to one-twelfth of a foot and equivalent to exactly 2.54 centimetres). The Danish tomme is 2.6 cm.
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NounEdit

tomme f (plural tommes)

  1. Alternative spelling of tome

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

tomme

  1. definite singular of tom
  2. plural of tom
 
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse þumal or þumall (thumb)

NounEdit

tomme m (definite singular tommen, indefinite plural tommer, definite plural tommene)

  1. an inch (unit of measurement: 12 tommer = 1 fot)
Usage notesEdit

An old unit of measurement in Norway, nowadays used when referring to the internationally recognised inch.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

tomme

  1. definite singular of tom
  2. plural of tom
 
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse þumal or þumall (thumb)

NounEdit

tomme m (definite singular tommen, indefinite plural tommar, definite plural tommane)

  1. an inch (unit of measurement: 12 tommar = 1 fot)
Usage notesEdit

As above.

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tomme

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of tom.