bestå

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German bestan

Verb[edit]

bestå (present tense består, simple past besto or bestod, past participle bestått, present participle bestående)

  1. to consist (av / of)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ stå

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bestå

  1. to consist (of parts), to be made of
    Livet består av 29 000 dagar
    Life consists of 29,000 days
  2. to (continue to) exist, to persist, to prevail, to stand (the test of time) (rhymes with its opposite: förgå)
    Åsikter förgår men värderingar består.
    Opinions vanish but values persist.

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