kraft

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr.

Noun[edit]

kraft c (singular definite kraften, plural indefinite kræfter)

  1. strength

Inflection[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft f (genitive singular kraftar, plural kreftir)

  1. strength, power

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]

f34 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kraft kraftin kreftir kreftirnar
Accusative kraft kraftina kreftir kreftirnar
Dative kraft kraftini kreftum kreftunum
Genitive kraftar kraftarinnar krefta kreftanna



German[edit]

Preposition[edit]

kraft

  1. on the basis of; by virtue of; by means of, through
    • Preamble of the Grundgesetz:
      Im Bewusstsein seiner Verantwortung vor Gott und den Menschen [] hat sich das Deutsche Volk kraft seiner verfassungsgebenden Gewalt dieses Grundgesetz gegeben.
      Conscious of their responsibility before God and man [] the German people have, in the exercise of their constituent power, promulgated this Basic Law.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr; plural form influenced by the German plural Kräfte

Noun[edit]

kraft m, f (definite singular krafta or kraften, indefinite plural krefter, definite plural kreftene)

  1. (physics) a force
  2. power

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr; one of the plural forms influenced by the German plural Kräfte

Noun[edit]

kraft f (definite singular krafta, indefinite plural krefter or krafter, definite plural kreftene or kraftene)

  1. (physics) a force
  2. power

Derived terms[edit]

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kraft-.

Noun[edit]

kraft f

  1. strength, power, force

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kraftiz (strength), *kraftaz. Cognate with Old English cræft, Old Frisiankraft, Dutch kracht ‘strength’, Old High German kraft (German Kraft ‘strength, ability’).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft f

  1. strength, power, force, skill
    • thiu craft godes
      The power of God
      (Heliand, verse 4964)
  2. a crowd, an occupation
    • kumid mid is engilo craftu
      He came with his crowd of angels
      (Heliand, verse 2596)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft c

  1. (physics) a force (physical quantity that denotes ability to accelerate a body)
  2. strength, power

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