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Do not delete the English version. This is the ENGLISH version of Wiktionary. A full reference from Urban Dictionary (a recognized Wiktionary source) has been provided.

While this word has other meanings in Scandinavian languages, its English version means something else. Please do not delete that. It should stand with all the other versions —This comment was unsigned.

English Version Vandalism[edit]

Stop the deletion of the English definition. This is the English wiktionary and all properly sourced definitions are welcome —This comment was unsigned.

Please provide citations of the word in use in accordance with WT:CFI#Attestation. DCDuring TALK 23:04, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

RFC discussion: April 2011–April 2012[edit]

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Not so much the definition as the usage notes "In contemporary Norwegian, this usage is hardly known, and the modern definition is wank (masturbate)." These aren't usage notes, it's another definition. An IP just changed them, and since I don't speak any Norwegian I can't help, other than blindly assume that it does indeed mean (vulgar) to masturbate. Mglovesfun (talk) 23:48, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

The contributor tried to say that the original meaning of the word is "to sway", but it is now used chiefly in the sense "to wank". Thus your conclusion of "wank" being another definition was correct. The usage is exactly the same as in Swedish. Edited accordingly and detagged. --Hekaheka (talk) 20:36, 31 March 2012 (UTC)