sikring

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sikre (ensure, protect, secure) +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sekrenɡ/, [ˈseɡ̊ʁeŋ]

Noun[edit]

sikring c (singular definite sikringen, plural indefinite sikringer)

  1. fuse (device preventing overloading of a circuit)
  2. safety catch, safety
  3. protection, safeguarding, securing, fastening

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

sikring f, m (definite singular sikringa or sikringen, indefinite plural sikringer, definite plural sikringene)

  1. electrical fuse
  2. protection, the act of guarding something
  3. linchpin
  4. detention period added after a prison sentence for reasons of public safety