DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish warthæ, from Old Norse verða, from Proto-Germanic *werþaną (to become, happen), cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk verta, Swedish varda, German werden, Dutch worden.

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VerbEdit

vorde (past tense vordede, past participle vordet)

  1. (archaic, copulative) to become, get (go from one state into another, with a predicative)
  2. (archaic, auxiliary) to be (used with the past participle to form the passive voice)
    • 1931, Bibelen, Det Danske Bibelselskab:
      Helliget vorde dit Navn (in the 1992 translation: Helliget blive dit navn)
      Hallowed be thy name.
  3. (archaic, intransitive) to come into being
    • 1936, Per Krarup, Platon. Sofisten (in: Platons Skrifter, vol. 7), p. 56:
      Naar nu en af dem bruger Udtryk som "der er" eller "der er vordet" eller "der vorder" mange eller eet eller to Principper ...
      When some of them use phrases such as many or one or two principles "exist" or "have come into being" or "are coming into being" ...

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse verða, from Proto-Germanic *werþaną (to become, happen).

VerbEdit

vorde (present tense vorder, past tense vorda or vordet, past participle vorda or vordet)

  1. (solemn, rare) become

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SwedishEdit

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vorde

  1. past subjunctive of varda

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