ånd

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ǫnd, a variant of andi (related to anda (breathe)), from Proto-Germanic *andô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂en- (spirit).

Noun[edit]

ånd c (singular definite ånden, plural indefinite ånder)

  1. spirit, mind
  2. ghost
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Etymology 2[edit]

See ånde (to breathe).

Verb[edit]

ånd

  1. Imperative of ånde.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Danish, which in turn comes from Old Norse ǫnd, a variant of andi.

Noun[edit]

ånd

  1. spirit, mind
  2. ghost

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • “aand” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.