vaske

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaska (to wash), from Proto-Germanic *waskaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wod- (wet; water). Cognate with Swedish vaska, German waschen, English wash (Old English wæscan)

Noun[edit]

vaske c

  1. plural indefinite of vask

Verb[edit]

vaske (imperative vask, infinitive at vaske, present tense vasker, past tense vaskede, past participle er/har vasket)

  1. wash
  2. shampoo (to wash hair with shampoo)
  3. launder (to wash; to disguise the source of ill-gotten wealth)
  4. shuffle (to mix up cards in a random order before a card game)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaska (to wash), from Proto-Germanic *waskaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wod- (wet; water). Cognate with Swedish vaska, German waschen, English wash (Old English wæscan)

Verb[edit]

vaske (imperative vask, present tense vasker, simple past and past participle vaska or vasket)

  1. to wash (to clean with water)

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