angre

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse angra (to annoy", "grieve", "vex), from angr (injury", "harm", "grieve). Compare Norwegian and English anger.

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Verb[edit]

angre (present tense angrer; past tense angret/angra; past participle angret/angra; present participle angrende; imperative angre)

  1. to regret (feel sorry about some past thing), repent
    Hjelper du meg, skal du ikke angre (på) det.
    If you help me, you will not regret it.
    Angre derfor og vend om, så syndene deres blir strøket ut. (from the Bible, Acts of the Apostles, chapt. 3, vers 19)
    Therefore, repent and turn back, so as your sins may be blotted out.
    Han angret seg da han så hva som hadde skjedd.
    He regretted it when he saw what had happened.
    Dette kommer du til å angre på!
    You'll be sorry (for this). or You'll regret this.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse angra (to annoy", "grieve", "vex), from angr (injury", "harm", "grieve). Compare Norwegian and English anger.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

angre (present tense angrar, past tense angra, past participle angra, passive infinitve angrast, present participle angrande, imperative angre/angr)

  1. regret (feel sorry about some past thing), repent
    Hjelper du meg, skal du ikkje angre (på) det.
    If you help me, you will not regret it.
    Angra difor og vend om, så syndene dykkar kan strykast ut. (from the Bible, Acts of the Apostles, chapt. 3, vers 19)
    Therefore, repent and turn back, so as your sins may be blotted out.
    Han angra seg då han såg kva som hadde skjedd.
    He regretted it when he saw what had happened.
    Dette kjem du til å angre på!
    You'll be sorry (for this). or You'll regret this.

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Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hungry.

Adjective[edit]

angre

  1. hungry