bamse

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bamsə/, [ˈb̥ɑmsə]

Noun[edit]

bamse c (singular definite bamsen, plural indefinite bamser)

  1. teddy bear
  2. (informal) bear
  3. a burly man

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish bamse.

Noun[edit]

bamse

  1. teddy bear