fiende

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fjándi, from Proto-Germanic *fijandz, corresponding to the present participle of the verb fjá (hate). Compare with Danish fjende, Icelandic fjandi, German Feind, English fiend.

Noun[edit]

fiende m (definite singular fienden, indefinite plural fiender, definite plural fiendene)

  1. an enemy (someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fjándi, from Proto-Germanic *fijandz, corresponding to the present participle of the verb fjá (hate). For comparisons see above.

Noun[edit]

fiende m (definite singular fienden, indefinite plural fiendar, definite plural fiendane)

  1. an enemy (as above)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fjándi, from Proto-Germanic *fijandz, corresponding to the present participle of the verb fjá (hate). Compare Danish fjende, Icelandic fjandi, German Feind, English fiend.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fiende c

  1. enemy (someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else)

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