anmodning

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anmode +‎ -ning, verbal noun form of anmode (to politely request), from Middle Low German anmōden (to ask for). Last part from Old Norse -ning, -ningr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /an.muːdnɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: an‧mo‧de

Noun[edit]

anmodning f or m (definite singular anmodninga or anmodningen, indefinite plural anmodninger, definite plural anmodningene)

  1. (chiefly literary) a polite request (the act of requesting)
    rette en anmodning til en
    direct a request to someone
    etter anmodning av NN oversender vi Dem …
    at the request of NN we will send you …
    • 1874, Henrik Ibsen, De unges forbund, page 116:
      med en slig anmodning kommer De til mig
      with such a request you come to me
    • 2006 December 30, Adresseavisen, page 16:
      regjeringen sier nei til NATOs anmodning om å sende norske spesialstyrker til Sør-Afghanistan
      the government says no to NATO's request to send Norwegian special forces to southern Afghanistan

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