aska

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aska, from Proto-Germanic *askǭ.

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Noun[edit]

aska f (genitive singular ösku, no plural)

  1. ashes, ash
    Aska hylur vígvöllinn eftir að sprengjurnar féllu.
    The battlefield is covered in ashes after the bombs had fallen.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aska m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of aske

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *askǭ, whence also Old English æsce (English ash), Old Saxon aska (Middle Low German asche), Old High German asca (German Asche), Dutch as, West Frisian jiske, Gothic 𐌰𐌶𐌲𐍉 (azgō).

Noun[edit]

aska f

  1. ashes, ash

Declension[edit]

Note: As the word is uncountable, it does not have plural forms. Forms marked with an asterisk (*) are constructed forms based on the declension of similar (but countable) words. Do not use them when writing real texts.

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian (bokmål): aske f
  • Norwegian (nynorsk): oske [oska] f
  • Swedish: aska c (Old Swedish)

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *askǭ, whence also Old English æsce, Old High German asca, Old Norse aska.

Noun[edit]

aska f

  1. ash (combustion residue)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aska, from Proto-Germanic *askǭ.

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Noun[edit]

aska c (uncountable)

  1. ashes, ash

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Verb[edit]

aska (present askar, preterite askade, supine askat, imperative aska)

  1. to ash, to remove ashes from a cigaret, smoking pipe, stove, or burner
  2. to coat or cover (goat cheese) with ash

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