DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tvɛrs/, [ˈtˢʋ̥aɐ̯s]

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þvers, from Proto-Germanic *þwerhas (across), cognate with Swedish tvers, Swedish tvärs, Old English þwēores, Middle High German twerhes, Middle Low German dwers (adj), Dutch dwars (adj). An adverbial genitive of the adjective *þwerhaz (cross, adverse) (Danish tvær).

AdverbEdit

tværs

  1. across, abeam

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