blomme

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Noun[edit]

blomme

  1. plural of blom

Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Latin prunum, prunus.

Noun[edit]

blomme c (singular definite blommen, plural indefinite blommer)

  1. plum

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Etymology 2[edit]

This has seemingly never been common outside of poetry. Cognate to Swedish blomma.

Noun[edit]

blomme

  1. (obsolete, poetic) flower
    • 1863, Digte, page 30
      Jorden grønnes, / Fuglen lønnes / For sin faste Tro, / Thi alt længe / Over Enge / Den.[sic] forjætted jo / Vaarens Komme; / Blad og Blomme / Ere Vidner paa, / At dens mange / Sommersange / Snart opfyldes maae.
      The earth greens, / The bird is rewarded / For its unwavering faith, / For for a long time / Over meadows / It did, as is known, promise / The coming of spring; / Leaf and flower / Are witnesses / That its many / Summer songs / Must soon come true.
    • 1813, Werner Hans Frederich Abrahamson, Udvalgte danske Viser fra Middelalgeren, page 65
      Du est skjøn Anna Søster min, / Du ædle Rosens-Blomme!
      You are beautiful, my sister Anna, / You noble rose flower!
    • 1859, Album af nyere norske Digtere, page 122
      Hvis alt hist min Grav er aabnet, / Grav, o lov mig: af dit Skjød / fyd en ukjendt Blomme rød, / rød som Løvens Felt i Vaabnet, []
      If my grave there is opened, / O grave, promise me: from your womb / give birth to an unknown red flower, / red as the field of the lion in the coat of arms, []

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West Flemish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bloeme, from Old Dutch *bluomo, from Proto-Germanic *blōmô.

Noun[edit]

blomme f (plural blommn)

  1. flower