børste

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bœrstə/, [b̥œ̞ɐ̯sd̥ə]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse burste.

Noun[edit]

børste c (singular definite børsten, plural indefinite børster)

  1. bristle (a stiff or coarse hair)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From German Bürste, from Old High German bursta.

Noun[edit]

børste c (singular definite børsten, plural indefinite børster)

  1. a brush

Noun[edit]

børste c (singular definite børsten, plural indefinite børster)

  1. rough (a crude person)

Etymology 3[edit]

From German bürsten.

Verb[edit]

børste ‎(imperative børst, infinitive at børste, present tense børster, past tense børstede, past participle har børstet)

  1. to brush

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From German Bürste

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

børste m ‎(definite singular børsten, indefinite plural børster, definite plural børstene)

  1. a brush (general)
  2. a brush (in an electric motor)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

børste ‎(imperative børst, present tense børster, simple past and past participle børsta or børstet, present participle børstende)

  1. to brush

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Bürste, via Norwegian Bokmål børste

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

børste m ‎(definite singular børsten, indefinite plural børstar, definite plural børstane)

  1. a brush (general)
  2. a brush (in an electric motor)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

børste

  1. to brush

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]