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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þryngva, influenced by Danish trænge, from Proto-Germanic *þrinhwaną (to press, to push). Cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk trengja, trengje, trenga, trenge and Icelandic þryngva.

VerbEdit

trenge (imperative treng, present tense trenger, simple past trengte, past participle trengt)

  1. to press

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse þrøngva, influenced by Danish trænge, from Proto-Germanic *þrangwijaną (to press, to push), causative of *þrinhwaną (to press, to push). Cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk trenga, trenge, Danish trænge, Swedish tränga, Icelandic þröngva.

Verb 2Edit

trenge (imperative treng, present tense trenger, simple past trengte, past participle trengt)

  1. to need
    Jeg trenger å spise.
    I need to eat.
  2. to require

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

See the respective main entries.

VerbEdit

trenge (present tense treng, past tense trong, past participle trunge, passive infinitive trengast, present participle trengande, imperative treng)

  1. Alternative form of trenga

VerbEdit

trenge (present tense trenger, past tense trengde, past participle trengt, passive infinitive trengast, present participle trengande, imperative treng)

  1. Alternative form of trengja