ansvar

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse andsvar, from and- (against, opposing) and svar (answer, reply) (Proto-Germanic *andaswarō). Compare English answer.

Noun[edit]

ansvar n (singular definite ansvaret, not used in plural form)

  1. responsibility (the state of being responsible)
  2. liability (an obligation, debt or responsibility owed to someone)
  3. blame

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse andsvar, from and- (against, opposing) and svar (answer, reply) (Proto-Germanic *andaswarō). Compare English answer.

Noun[edit]

ansvar

  1. responsibility
  2. (economy) liability
  3. blame

Inflection[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse andsvar, from and- (against, opposing) and svar (answer, reply) (Proto-Germanic *andaswarō). Compare English answer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ansvar n

  1. responsibility (the state of being responsible)
  2. responsibility; a duty or obligation

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