dronning

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dróttning (mistress, queen), from dróttinn (lord, leader), from drótt (band, flock).

Noun[edit]

dronning c (singular definite dronningen, plural indefinite dronninger)

  1. queen (monarch)
  2. (chess) queen

Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

(chess pieces) skakbrik; bonde, dronning, konge, løber, springer, tårn (Category: da:Chess)


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dróttning.

Noun[edit]

dronning f, m (definite singular dronninga or dronningen, indefinite plural dronninger, definite plural dronningene)

  1. queen (a female monarch)
  2. queen (chess piece)
  3. queen (reproductive female of certain insects)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dróttning.

Noun[edit]

dronning f (definite singular dronninga, indefinite plural dronningar, definite plural dronningane)

  1. queen (a female monarch)
  2. queen (chess piece)
  3. queen (reproductive female of certain insects)

References[edit]