begå

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See also: bega and bėga

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German began, begen

Verb[edit]

begå (imperative begå, present tense begår, passive begås, simple past begikk, past participle begått, present participle begående)

  1. to commit (e.g. a crime)

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

begå (present begår, preterite begick, supine begått, imperative begå)

  1. to commit, to perform, to carry out

Usage notes[edit]

It is almost only used in connection with various crimes, (serious) mistakes or suicides. If it is ever used in other contexts, one of these contexts will still flavor the word.

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