elske

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elska (to love), from Proto-Germanic *aliskōną (to care for, cultivate, cherish), from *aliskaz (dear, precious).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlsɡə/, [ˈelsɡ̊ə], [ˈelskə]

Verb[edit]

elske (imperative elsk, infinitive at elske, present tense elsker, past tense elskede, perfect tense har elsket)

  1. to love
  2. to make love

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elska, from Proto-Germanic *aliskōną (to care for, cultivate, cherish).

Verb[edit]

elske (imperative elsk, present tense elsker, passive elskes, simple past and past participle elska or elsket, present participle elskende)

  1. to love

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elska.

Verb[edit]

elske (present tense elskar, past tense elska, past participle elska, passive infinitive elskast, present participle elskande, imperative elske/elsk)

  1. alternative form of elska

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