betala

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

betala (present tense betalar or betaler, past tense betala or betalte, past participle betala or betalt, passive infinitive betalast, present participle betalande, imperative betal)

  1. Alternative form of betale

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish betala, bitala, bittala, from Middle Low German betalen, equivalent to be- +‎ tala.[1] Cognate with Danish betale, Norwegian Bokmål betale, Norwegian Nynorsk betala, betale, Dutch betalen, West Frisian betelje, German bezahlen, Low German betahlen and English betall.

Verb[edit]

betala

  1. to pay; to give money in exchange for goods or services
  2. (reflexive) to pay; to be profitable
  3. (colloquial) to pay; to be the subject of revenge

Conjugation[edit]


Synonyms[edit]

  • (to give money in exchange for goods or services): gälda (archaic, formal)
  • (to be profitable): löna sig

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