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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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From Danish andagt, from German Andacht (to think of something).


andakt f or m (definite singular andakten or andakta, indefinite plural andakter or andaktar, definite plural andaktene or andaktane)

  1. (uncountable) a religious, serious sense of reverence; devotion; zeal; veneration
  2. (countable) a devotional

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andakt c

  1. (religion) devotion (turning to a deity with prayers (and hymns, etc.))
  2. (religion) a simple religious service, a devotional
  3. a state of quiet, solemn, focused reverence
    Fansen satt i andakt i salongen när den nya filmen i serien började
    The fans sat in silent reverence in the theater when the new movie in the series began
    Med andakt lyssnade de till hans tal
    They listened to his speech with reverence
    Vi åt den delikata tårtan med andakt
    We ate the delicious cake in silent reverence (somewhat jocular, hyperbolic)


Declension of andakt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative andakt andakten andakter andakterna
Genitive andakts andaktens andakters andakternas

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