åt

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

åt

  1. simple past of ete

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse at and át.

Preposition[edit]

åt

  1. to; towards
    No dreg me åt byen.
    We're heading towards the city now.
  2. of (expressing possession)
    Dette er huset åt foreldra mine.
    This is the house of my parents.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

åt

  1. past tense of eta and ete

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

åt

  1. imperative of åta

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse at, from Proto-Germanic *at, from Proto-Indo-European *ád.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

åt

  1. for
    Jag har en present åt dig
    I have a gift for you
  2. to, towards, in a certain direction
    Titta inte åt det hållet
    Don't look in that direction

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

åt

  1. past tense of äta.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse at and át.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

åt

  1. (space) to; towards
    Kör’ åt
    drive, go to someone
    Stig åt
    edge, change one's place
    Fär åt
    behave
    Kast dä åt sänga!
    Go to bed!
    hɑn for åt bynöm
    He went to a neighbor
  2. (time) at
    ått missömren
    at midsummer
  3. indicating the subject of an activity or act or relationship
    gå e eran ått me
    go an errand for me
    hon bar ått dem
    she gave them things
  4. (possession) of
    n doter åt han
    one of his daughters
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse aptr, apt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oːt/, /ɒːt/, /ɑːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -óːt

Adverb[edit]

åt

  1. back
    åt å framm
    back and forth
    framm å åt
    to and fro
    myttje hɑn hann, åt å framm
    he certainly managed a lot back and forth
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oːt/, /ɒːt/, /ɑːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -óːt

Noun[edit]

åt n (definite singular åte)

  1. stinging or biting insects, gnats
    hɑll å de åte
    keep away from you those that want to eat you (tramps, gypsies)

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (singular):
    IPA(key): /oːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -óːt
  • (plural):
    IPA(key): /²oːt/ (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -òːt

Verb[edit]

åt

  1. preterite active indicative of eta