DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish waxæ, from Old Norse vaxa, from Proto-Germanic *wahsaną, cognate with Swedish växa, English wax (poetic), German wachsen, Dutch wassen. The word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg-, *h₂weg-, which is also the source of Latin augeō, Ancient Greek αὐξάνω (auxánō), and Danish øge.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɔksə/, [ˈʋʌɡ̊sə]

VerbEdit

vokse (past tense voksede, past participle vokset)

  1. (intransitive) to grow
  2. (reflexive) to grow into, become
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Etymology 2Edit

Derived from the noun voks (wax).

VerbEdit

vokse (past tense voksede, past participle vokset)

  1. to wax
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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vaxa.

VerbEdit

vokse (imperative voks, present tense vokser, simple past vokste, past participle vokst, present participle voksende)

  1. to grow (get bigger)
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Etymology 2Edit

From the noun voks.

VerbEdit

vokse (imperative voks, present tense vokser, simple past and past participle voksa or vokset, present participle voksende)

  1. to wax (something: with wax)
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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the noun voks

VerbEdit

vokse (present tense voksar, past tense voksa, past participle voksa, passive infinitive voksast, present participle voksande, imperative voks)

  1. to wax (apply wax to something)

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