nød

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See also: nod, Nod, NOD, -nod, and -nöd

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hnot (nut), from Proto-Germanic *hnuts, from Proto-Indo-European *knu-, *kneu-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nød c (singular definite nødden, plural indefinite nødder)

  1. nut (a seed with a hard shell)
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Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse nauð, from Proto-Germanic *naudiz, *nauþiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nøːd/, [nøðˀ]

Noun[edit]

nød c (singular definite nøden, not used in plural form)

  1. distress
  2. need, necessity
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Etymology 3[edit]

See nyde.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nøːd/, [nøðˀ]

Verb[edit]

nød

  1. past tense of nyde

Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nauð, nauðr, from Proto-Germanic *naudiz, *nauþiz.

Noun[edit]

nød

  1. want, poverty
  2. distress, in danger
    (Bokmål) De er i nød ute på havet!
    (Nynorsk) Dei er i nød ute på havet!
    They are in distress at sea!

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • “noed” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.