beskrive

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be (on) +‎ skrive (to write), a calque of Middle Low German beschrīven and German beschreiben (in turn a calque of Latin dēscrībō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /beskriːˀvə/, [b̥eˈsɡ̊ʁiˀʋə], [b̥eˈsɡ̊ʁiwˀʊ]

Verb[edit]

beskrive (past tense beskrev, past participle bekrevet, attributive common beskreven, attributive plural or definite beskrevne)

  1. to describe

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German beschriven or bescriven

Verb[edit]

beskrive (imperative beskriv, present tense beskriver, passive beskrives, simple past beskreiv or beskrev, past participle beskrevet, present participle beskrivende)

  1. to describe

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German beschriven or bescriven, via Bokmål.

Verb[edit]

beskrive (present tense beskriv, past tense beskreiv, past participle beskrive, passive infinitive beskrivast, present participle beskrivande, imperative beskriv)

  1. to describe

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