avund

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ǫfund.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²ɑːʋʉn/, /²ɑːʋʉnd/

Noun[edit]

avund f (definite singular avunda, uncountable)

  1. envy

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avund c

  1. envy
    Den framlysande avunden i Ygbergs anförande framblåste ett strömoln över den soliga himmelen, men det var blott för ett ögonblick, ty alla visste att avunden hade ett långt, förlorat livs bitterhet till ursäkt.
    The apparent envy in Ygberg's speech threw a sudden cloud over the sunlit skies, but it was just for the moment, for everyone know that the envy had a long, lost life's bitterness as its excuse.

Declension[edit]

Declension of avund 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative avund avunden
Genitive avunds avundens

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