venskab

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ven (friend) +‎ -skab (-ship), from Old Norse vinskapr, from vinr (friend), and the suffix -skapr (-ship). Cognates with Dutch vriendschap, English friendship, German Freundschaft, and Swedish vänskap.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛnskaːb/, [ˈvɛnˌsɡ̊æːˀb̥]

Noun[edit]

venskab n (singular definite venskabet, plural indefinite venskaber)

  1. friendship (condition of being friends)
  2. amity

Inflection[edit]