barndom

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From barn (child) +‎ -dom (-hood), from Old Norse barndómr (childhood).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /barndɔm/, [ˈb̥ɑːnˌd̥ʌmˀ]

Noun[edit]

barndom c (singular definite barndommen, not used in plural form)

  1. childhood

Usage notes[edit]

In compounds: barndoms-.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

barn +‎ -dom

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barndom m (definite singular barndommen)

  1. childhood

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

barndom m (definite singular barndomen or barndommen)

  1. childhood

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

barn +‎ -dom

Noun[edit]

barndom c

  1. childhood

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]