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See also: abc-bok

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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ABC +‎ bok, first part is the three first letters of the Norwegian alphabet. Last part from Old Norse bók (beech, book), from Proto-Germanic *bōks (letter), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (beech).


  • IPA(key): /ɑːbɛˈseːbuːk/
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  • Rhymes: -uːk
  • Hyphenation: A‧B‧C‧bok
  • Homophone: abc-bok


ABC-bok f or m (definite singular ABC-boka or ABC-boken, indefinite plural ABC-bøker, definite plural ABC-bøkene)

  1. a textbook in reading or spelling
    • 1920, Jonas Lie, Samlede Digterverker IV, page 196:
      noderne lærte [Ole Bull] af onkel Jens omtrent samtidig med abc-bogen
      [Ole Bull] learned the notes by Uncle Jens at about the same time as the abc book
    • 2002, Ragnhild Nilstun, For kjærlighets skyld:
      lydig satt hun med mora i benken og leste høyt fra ABC-boka
      she sat obediently with her mother on the bench and read aloud from the ABC book