bomull

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

bomull

Etymology[edit]

From Low German bomwulle, compound of bom, "tree", and ull, "wool", thus literally meaning "tree wool", due to the plant fibers' similarity to wool. Compare German Baumwolle.

Noun[edit]

bomull m/f (definite singular bomullen/bomulla)

  1. cotton, cotton wool

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German bomwulle, compound of bom, "tree", and ull, "wool", thus literally meaning "tree wool", due to the plant fibers' similarity to wool. Compare German Baumwolle.

Noun[edit]

bomull f (definite singular bomulla)

  1. cotton, cotton wool

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bomull c (uncountable)

  1. cotton (plant)
  2. the textile made from the fiber harvested from the cotton plant

Declension[edit]