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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse .

Interjection[edit]

  1. well
  2. oh, see, really

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse (near).

Verb[edit]

(imperative , infinitive at , present tense når, past tense nåede, past participle har nået)

  1. reach
  2. arrive
  3. be in time

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adverb[edit]

  1. now (this very moment)

Verb[edit]

(imperative , present tense når, simple past nådde, past participle nådd)

  1. to reach

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. to reach, attain
    • 1870, Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Mitt liv
      Var är hoppets guldkust gömd, aldrig nådd och aldrig glömd?
      Where is the golden coast of hope hidden, never reached and never forgotten?
    • 1939, Selma Lagerlöf, - Slåtterkarlarna på Ekolsund
      Han når sin önskans mål och slår sin sista äng / just som en restrött sol sig sänkt i västerns säng.
      He reaches his wish's goal and harvests his last meadow / just as a travelweary sun has lowered itself into the western bed.
    • 2000, Elisabeth Precht, Nätet kryllar av löss och skrönor
      Det finns ingen som vet hur många som nås av all hälsoinformation på Internet.
      Nobody knows how many all health information on the Internet reaches.

Conjugation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

  1. well? encouragement to actually provide an answer or reaction to a question
  2. well (used to acknowledge a statement or situation)
    , vi kan alltid gå istället.
    Well, we could always walk instead.

Usage notes[edit]

Encouragement
Interjection used to express for the addressee that one is expecting and waiting for an answer or reaction from him or her.