allmenn

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • almen (unofficial spelling, Riksmål)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse almennr, influenced by German allgemein ‎(common to all) (gemein)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

allmenn ‎(neuter singular allment, definite singular and plural allmenne)

  1. which applies to all
    allmenn stemmerett
    voting rights for all
    allmenn verneplikt
    compulsory military service (conscription) for all
  2. public
    Saken har allmenn interesse.
    The general public is interested in the matter.
    et allment gode
    a benefit that is available to the public
  3. common, ordinary, general
    Det er en allmenn oppfatning.
    That is a common conception.
    Han kom med noen allmenne betraktninger
    He gave some general perceptions.
  4. universal
    allmenne sannheter
    general truths
    en hellig, allmenn kirke
    a holy, universal church

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse almennr, influenced by German allgemein ‎(common to all) (gemein)

Adjective[edit]

allmenn ‎(neuter singular allment, definite singular and plural allmenne)

  1. common, general, public, universal

Derived terms[edit]

See Norwegian Bokmål for the time being.

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