bunde

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See also: Bunde, bundë, Bünde, and -bunde

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

bunde c

  1. indefinite plural of bund

Etymology 2[edit]

bund (bottom) +‎ -e

Verb[edit]

bunde

  1. (chiefly with kunne) to touch the solid ground underneath water with one's feet while keeping one's head above
    • 2014, Nick Clausen, Den sidste vindrytter #2: Rejsen, Tellerup A/S (→ISBN)
      „Jeg kan næsten ikke bunde, Rax!“ kaldte Kian. „Vi er over halvvejs!“ lød troldens svar.
      "I almost can't reach the bed, Rax!" Kian called out. "We are more than halfway across!" was the troll's reply.
    • 1949, Aage Dons, Frosten på ruderne, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Hun var kommet ud paa dybt Vand, hun kunde ikke bunde.
      She had gotten out in deep water, she could not reach the ground.
  2. to drink something (usually an alcoholic drink) in one go
    • 2000, Sørine Gotfredsen, En pagt for livet, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Han bundede en øl til, []
      He downed another beer, []
    • 2009, Garrison Keiller (tr. by Brian Dan Christensen) En stille uge i Lake Wobegon, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN), page 24
      Han kravlede op på taget og bundede en hel flaske pebermyntesnaps.
      He crawled up onto the roof and downed an entire bottle of peppermint schnapps.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bunde

  1. neuter singular of bunden