ånde

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See also: ande, aande, Ande, Ánde, andè, -ande, and A and E

Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ånde c (singular definite ånden, not used in plural form)

  1. breath (air expelled from the lungs)

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ånde (imperative ånd, infinitive at ånde, present tense ånder, past tense åndede, perfect tense har åndet)

  1. breathe (to draw air in and out)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish ånde (breath), from Old Danish andæ, from Old Norse andi (breath; spirit, soul), from Proto-Germanic *anadô (breath; spirit, zeal), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enh₁-dʰō, from *h₂enh₁- (to breathe, blow), likely of onomatopoeic origin.

Noun[edit]

ånde m (definite singular ånden, indefinite plural ånder, definite plural åndene)

  1. breath (as in bad breath)

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Verb[edit]

ånde (present tense ånder, past tense ånda or åndet, past participle ånda or åndet)

  1. to breathe

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