bjerk

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrk, from Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵos. Cognate with English birch and Sanskrit भूर्ज (bhūrjá).

Noun[edit]

bjerk f or m (definite singular bjerka or bjerken, indefinite plural bjerker, definite plural bjerkene)

  1. a birch (tree of genus Betula)
  2. birch (wood from the birch tree)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bjerk f (definite singular bjerka or bjerki, indefinite plural bjerker, definite plural bjerkene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by bjørk

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrk, from Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerHǵos. Cognate with English birch and Sanskrit भूर्ज (bhūrjá).

Noun[edit]

bjerk f (definite singular bjerka, definite plural bjertjen)

  1. a birch tree

Derived terms[edit]