dødvande

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque of the English dead water.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dødvanə/, [ˈd̥øðˌvanə]

Noun[edit]

dødvande n (singular definite dødvandet, not used in plural form)

  1. deadlock, impasse
  2. stagnation, backwater
  3. (rare) back water

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