slå

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See also: sla, Sla, SLA, -sla, and slá

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /slɔː/, [sl̥ɔːˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse slá (bar, rail).

Noun[edit]

slå c (singular definite slåen, plural indefinite slåer)

  1. bolt
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse slá (to hit, beat, strike), from Proto-Germanic *slahaną (to hit, strike, kill), from Proto-Indo-European *slak- (to hit, strike, throw).

Verb[edit]

slå (imperative slå, infinitive at slå, present tense slår, past tense slog, past participle har slået)

  1. beat
  2. hit
  3. knock
  4. hurt
  5. capture
  6. mow
  7. strike

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse slá (to hit, beat, strike), from Proto-Germanic *slahaną (to hit, strike, kill), from Proto-Indo-European *slak- (to hit, strike, throw).

Verb[edit]

slå (imperative slå, present tense slår, simple past slo, past participle slått, present participle slående)

  1. to beat, punch, hit
  2. to tack (to turn a vessel onto the other tack; come about)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse slá (to hit, beat, strike), from Proto-Germanic *slahaną (to hit, strike, kill), from Proto-Indo-European *slak- (to hit, strike, throw).

Verb[edit]

slå

  1. to beat, punch, hit
  2. to tack (to turn a vessel onto the other tack; come about)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse slá, from Proto-Germanic *slahaną, from Proto-Indo-European *slak- (to hit, strike, throw).

Verb[edit]

slå

  1. hit, punch or beat (someone); to give a blow.
  2. strike; to hit, especially with some kind of tool.
  3. (of a clock) strike
    Klockan har just slagit tre
    It's just after three o'clock
  4. defeat; win against; to beat
    Hon slog världsrekordsinnehavaren
    She beat the world record holder
  5. break a record
    Hon har slagit världsrekord!
    She has broken a world record!
  6. to become a hit, to become very popular
  7. throw a die
  8. (certain board games) to take one of the opponents pieces out of play
    I schack är kungen den enda pjäs som inte får slås.
    In chess, the king is the only piece which may not be taken.
  9. cut, mow (with a scythe)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

slå c

  1. a beam
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