Stavanger

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Stavanger

  1. A municipality of Rogaland, Norway. It is also the third largest city in Norway after Oslo and Bergen.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Autumn in Stavanger.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Stafangr, a compound of stafr +‎ angr. Akin to Stavang. The meanings of the composite words are straightforward, but what exactly they refer to is unclear.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /staˈʋaŋːər/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ər
  • Hyphenation: Sta‧vang‧er

Proper noun[edit]

Stavanger

  1. Stavanger (a city and municipality of Rogaland, Norway)
  2. Stavanger (a historical county from 1662 to 1919, roughly equivalent to modern day Rogaland, Norway)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Inge Særheim (2007), “Stavanger”, in Stadnamn i Rogaland [Place Names in Rogaland] (in Norwegian Nynorsk), Fagbokforlaget, →ISBN, page 216

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Vågen seen from the air
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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /staˈvaŋɡər/, /staˈvaŋːər/, [stɐ̞.ˈʋɐ̞ŋ.ɡər], [stɐ̞.ˈʋɐ̞ŋ.ŋəɾ]
  • (Stavanger) IPA(key): [sta̝.ˈʋa̝ŋ.ŋɔɰ], [sta̝.ˈʋa̝ŋ.ŋəɰ]
  • Rhymes: -aŋɡər, -aŋːər
  • Hyphenation: Sta‧vang‧er

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Stafangr, a compound of stafr +‎ angr. Akin to Stavang. The meanings of the composite words are straightforward, but what exactly they refer to is unclear.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Stavanger (genitive Stavangers)

  1. A city and municipality, a in Rogaland, Norway.
  2. (now historical) A former county (amt) in Norway, from 1662 to 1919, roughly equivalent to modern-day Rogaland.

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Inge Særheim (2007), “Stavanger”, in Stadnamn i Rogaland [Place Names in Rogaland] (in Norwegian Nynorsk), Fagbokforlaget, →ISBN, page 216