årsak

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse órsǫk, borrowed from Middle Low German orsake.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

årsak f, m (definite singular årsaka or årsaken, indefinite plural årsaker, definite plural årsakene)

  1. a reason
  2. a cause

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse órsǫk, from Middle Low German orsake.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

årsak f (definite singular årsaka, indefinite plural årsaker, definite plural årsakene)

  1. reason, cause
    Ein trur at det kraftige regnet var årsaka til raset.
    It is thought that the heavy rain was the cause of the landslide.

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