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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From vel +‎ begrunnet

AdjectiveEdit

velbegrunnet (neuter singular velbegrunnet, definite singular and plural velbegrunnede or velbegrunnete)

  1. well-founded, soundly based

Usage notesEdit

Also spelt velgrunnet, but neither word is listed in the Bokmål Dictionary - velgrunna is listed in Nynorsk. Similar words are välgrundad (Swedish) and velbegrundet (Danish).

ReferencesEdit

  • Einar Haugen: Norwegian English Dictionary.