ofre

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ofre n

  1. plural indefinite of offer

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse offra, from Latin offerre, from ob- (against, facing) and ferre, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (to bear, carry).

Verb[edit]

ofre (imperative ofr, infinitive at ofre, present tense ofrer, past tense ofrede, past participle har ofret)

  1. sacrifice (to offer as a gift to a deity)
  2. spend
  3. devote

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ofre n

  1. indefinite plural of offer

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse offra and Latin offerre

Verb[edit]

ofre (imperative ofr or ofre, present tense ofrer, simple past and past participle ofra or ofret)

  1. to sacrifice (to offer as a gift to a deity)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

ofre (present tense ofrar, past tense ofra, past participle ofra, passive infinitve ofrast, present participle ofrande, imperative ofre/ofr)

  1. alternative form of ofra