vän

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

vän (comparative vänare, superlative vänast)

  1. (dated) fair, beautiful
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vinr, from Proto-Germanic *winiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wenǝ- (to seek, desire, love, win).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
    ("en vän", meaning "a friend")
  • IPA(key): /vɛn/

Noun[edit]

vän c

  1. a friend
    de var bästa vänner under alla år i skolan
    they were best friends through all years in school
    vi är bara vänner
    we're just friends (i.e. not a couple)
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