allmenn

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Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse almennr, influenced by German allgemein (common to all) (gemein)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

allmenn

  1. which applies to all
    allmenn stemmerett
    voting rights for all
    allmenn verneplikt
    involuntary military service (conscription) for all
  2. public
    Saken har allmenn interesse.
    The general public is interested in the matter.
    et allmennt gode
    a benefit that is available to the public
  3. common, ordinary, general
    Det er en allmenn oppfatning.
    That is a common conception.
    Han kom med noen allmenne betraktninger
    He gave some general perceptions.
  4. universal
    allmenne sannheter
    general truths
    en hellig, allmenn kirke
    a holy, universal church

Derived terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Adverb[edit]

allmenn

  1. generally
    Det er allmennt kjent.
    It is generally (well) known.

References[edit]

  • “allmenn” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • allmenn” in The Ordnett Dictionary