nederlag

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Niederlage, from Middle High German niderlāge. Compare Old Norse niðrlag.

Noun[edit]

nederlag n (definite singular nederlaget, indefinite plural nederlag, definite plural nederlaga or nederlagene)

  1. (a) defeat
    Napoleon led nederlag i slaget ved Waterloo.
    Napoleon suffered defeat at the battle of Waterloo.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Niederlage, from Middle High German niderlāge. Compare Old Norse niðrlag.

Noun[edit]

nederlag n (definite singular nederlaget, indefinite plural nederlag, definite plural nederlaga)

  1. (a) defeat

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nederlag n

  1. defeat
    • 1917, Bibeln, Första Samuelsboken 4:10
      Så stridde nu filistéerna, och israeliterna blevo slagna och flydde var och en till sin hydda, och nederlaget blev mycket stort: av Israel föllo trettio tusen man fotfolk.
      And the Philistines fought, and Israel was smitten, and they fled every man into his tent: and there was a very great slaughter; for there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen.(KJV)

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