knapp

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See also: Knapp and knäpp

German[edit]

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knapp (comparative knapper, superlative am knappsten)

  1. tight
  2. lean (having little extra)
  3. scarce

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse knappr

Noun[edit]

knapp m (definite singular knappen, indefinite plural knapper, definite plural knappene)

  1. a button

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse knappr

Noun[edit]

knapp m (definite singular knappen, indefinite plural knappar, definite plural knappane)

  1. a button

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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knapp (comparative knappare, superlative knappast)

  1. scarce, not much of something
    tiden är knapp
    there's not much time
    växa upp under knappa omständigheter
    to grow up under conditions where nothing is abundant
  2. somewhat less than
    en knapp kilometer
    somewhat less than one kilometre

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse knappr.

Noun[edit]

knapp c

  1. button
  2. knob, lever, switch (e.g. the button for an electrical on/off switch) - compare ratt

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