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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A municipality of Nordland, Norway

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn
Mosjøen, the administrative centre of Vefsn, with the Vefsn River.


From Old Norse *Vefsn, originally only a river name, whence also Vefsna (The Vefsn River). Of uncertain origin, but possibly a sn-derivation of vefja or the Proto-Germanic stem *web-, whence also Old Norse váfa.


Proper noun[edit]

Vefsn f (definite Vefsna)

  1. A municipality of Helgeland district, Nordland, Norway
  2. (definite) A river in Vefsn, Norway

Derived terms[edit]


  • Swedish: Väfsen
  • Danish: Vefsen, Væfsen
  • German: Wefsen