ønske

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ósk ‎(wish), from Proto-Germanic *wunskaz, *wunskō ‎(wish, desire), from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, *wenh₁- ‎(to wish, love).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ønske n (singular definite ønsket, plural indefinite ønsker)

  1. wish
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse œskja ‎(wish), from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną ‎(to wish). The 'n' stems from influence from Middle Low German wunschen.

Verb[edit]

ønske ‎(imperative ønsk, infinitive at ønske, present tense ønsker, past tense ønskede, past participle har ønsket)

  1. wish

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ósk, from Proto-Germanic *wunskaz, *wunskō ‎(wish, desire), from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, *wenh₁- ‎(to wish, love).

Noun[edit]

ønske n ‎(definite singular ønsket, indefinite plural ønsker, definite plural ønska or ønskene)

  1. a wish
  2. a desire
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse œskja, from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną ‎(to wish).

Verb[edit]

ønske ‎(imperative ønsk, present tense ønsker, simple past ønska or ønsket or ønskte, past participle ønska or ønsket or ønskt)

  1. to wish
  2. to want

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

ønske n ‎(definite singular ønsket, indefinite plural ønske, definite plural ønska)

  1. Alternative form of ynske

Verb[edit]

ønske ‎(present tense ønsker, past tense ønskte, past participle ønskt, passive infinitve ønskast, present participle ønskande, imperative ønsk)

  1. Alternative form of ynskja