skugge

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skuggi.

Noun[edit]

skugge m (definite singular skuggen, indefinite plural skuggar, definite plural skuggane)

  1. a shadow
    Trea kasta stutte skuggar på bakken.
    The trees cast short shadows on the ground.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

skugge (present tense skuggar, past tense skugga, past participle skugga, passive infinitve skuggast, present participle skuggande, imperative skugge/skugg)

  1. to shadow (the act of casting a shadow)
    Månen skuggar for sola under ei solformørking.
    The Moon shadows the Sun during a solar eclipse.
  2. to shadow (to keep under surveillance)
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