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Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɛrn/, [ˈʋæɾn], [ˈʋæɳ]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vernd, vǫrn

NounEdit

vern n (definite singular vernet, indefinite plural vern, definite plural verna or vernene)

  1. shield (anything which protects or defends)
  2. protection
  3. defence (UK) or defense (US)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

vern

  1. imperative of verne

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vernd and vǫrn.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɛrn/, [ˈʋæɾn], [ˈʋæɳ] (example of pronunciation)

NounEdit

vern n (definite singular vernet, indefinite plural vern, definite plural verna)

  1. protection

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

vern

  1. imperative of verna and verne

ReferencesEdit