naud

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nød (also Norwegian Bokmål)

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

naud f (definite singular nauda, indefinite plural nauder, definite plural naudene)

  1. want, poverty
  2. distress, in danger
    Dei er i naud ute på havet!
    They are in distress at sea!

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