dåre

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dári or Middle Low German dōre.

Noun[edit]

dåre c (singular definite dåren, plural indefinite dårer)

  1. fool
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse dára or Middle Low German dōren.

Verb[edit]

dåre (imperative dår, infinitive at dåre, present tense dårer, past tense dårede, past participle har dåret)

  1. captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Swedish dare, Icelandic dári, Danish dåre, an early loan from Middle Low German dore, same as German Tor.

Noun[edit]

dåre c

  1. a fool, a madman, a lunatic

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • dåre in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)