tvilling

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Old Norse tvinnr, tvennr and Nynorsk tvinn and tvenn. Possibly from a Old Norse root *tvinlingr, from Proto-Germanic *twinilingaz, with the first element from *twinaz. Compare Danish and Swedish tvilling, English twinling, Dutch tweeling, German Zwilling.

Noun[edit]

tvilling m (definite singular tvillingen, indefinite plural tvillinger, definite plural tvillingene)

  1. a twin (either of two people who shared the same uterus, or of two similar or closely related objects)
  2. Gemini (someone born under that star sign)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Old Norse tvinnr, tvennr and Nynorsk tvinn and tvenn. Possibly from a Old Norse root *tvinlingr, from Proto-Germanic *twinilingaz, with the first element from *twinaz.

Noun[edit]

tvilling m (definite singular tvillingen, indefinite plural tvillingar, definite plural tvillingane)

  1. a twin (as above)
  2. Gemini (someone born under that star sign)

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish tvinlinger, possibly from a Old Norse root *tvinlingr, from Proto-Germanic *twinilingaz, with the first element from *twinaz. Compare Norwegian and Swedish tvilling, English twinling, Dutch tweeling, German Zwilling.

Noun[edit]

tvilling c

  1. twin (either of two people who shared the same uterus, or of two similar or closely related objects)

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