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vegg m (definite singular veggen, indefinite plural vegger, definite plural veggene)

  1. a wall

Norwegian NynorskEdit


From Old Norse veggr.



vegg m (definite singular veggen, indefinite plural vegger or veggar, definite plural veggene or veggane)

  1. a wall

Usage notesEdit

  • The words mur and vegg are both translated into English as wall. However, they are widely distinguished in the following manner: only mur is commonly used for freestanding walls. Only vegg is commonly used for the walls of a building, whether internal or external. Mur is restricted to stone or concrete walls, whereas vegg is used regardless of material. A wall made from brick or stone can be called a murvegg.