blomst

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blomst c (singular definite blomsten, plural indefinite blomster)

  1. flower

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From obsolete blomster (not to be confused with the modern indefinite plural form), from Old Norse blómstr (compare Norwegian Nynorsk blomster), a synonym to blóm and blomi (compare blom and blome/blomme and English bloom), a collective noun for flowers and leaves, akin to Dutch bloesem, bloem, German Blume and English blossom.

Noun[edit]

blomst m (definite singular blomsten, indefinite plural blomster, definite plural blomstene)

  1. flower, blossom
    En plante er ofte bygget opp av en rot, stengel, blad og blomst.
    A plant is often composed of a root, stalk, leaf and flower.
    Det var en perfekt dag for å plukke blomster.
    It was a perfect day to pick flowers.
    Trærne står i full blomst.
    The trees are in full blossom.
    De er selve blomsten av fotballaget.
    They are the very flower of the football team.
    Den skjønneste jordens blomst er smilet. (Henrik Wergeland)
    The most beautiful flower on Earth is a smile.

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