duft

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See also: Duft and Düfte

Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish duft (powder), Old Norse dupt n (powder), from Proto-Germanic *duftaz, cognate with Swedish doft (powder) and German Duft (smell), Middle High German tuft (fog). Semantically, the Danish word is influenced by the German word. The Germanic noun is derived from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (to whisk, be obscured), which is also found in Proto-Germanic *daubaz (deaf).

Noun[edit]

duft c (singular definite duften, plural indefinite dufte)

  1. a scent, fragrance
  2. a smell (nice, pleasant smell)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

duft

  1. imperative of dufte

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dupt, from Proto-Germanic *duftaz. Cognate with Danish duft, Swedish doft, German Duft (smell).

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Noun[edit]

duft n (genitive singular dufts, no plural)

  1. powder

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

duft m (definite singular duften, indefinite plural dufter, definite plural duftene)

  1. a scent
  2. a smell (nice, pleasant smell)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

duft f (definite singular dufta, indefinite plural dufter, definite plural duftene)

  1. a scent
  2. a smell (nice, pleasant smell)

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