farvel

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From far, imperative of fare(fare, be) + vel(well).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /farvɛl/, [fɑˈvɛl] or IPA(key): /fɔvɛl/, [fʌˈvɛl]

Interjection[edit]

farvel

  1. goodbye (farewell)

Noun[edit]

farvel n (singular definite farvellet, plural indefinite farveller)

  1. goodbye (the wishing of farewell to someone)
    • 1957, Edith Rode, Paa rejse i livet
      Vi begynder Farvellernes Kæde ved Seinen.
      We begin the chain of goodbyes at the Seine.
    • 1970, Henning Ipsen, En af dem
      Det er jo alt det mellem goddagerne og farvellerne der er livet.
      It is, after all, all that which lies between the gooddays and the goodbyes that is life.
    • 2012, Henning Mogensen, Den Spanske Borg, BoD – Books on Demand (ISBN 9788771143195), page 12
      "Jeg hader lange farveller" tænkte han "eller er det bare farveller jeg hader" og højt i kupeen siger han: "til helvede med det hele".
      "I hate long goodbyes ", he thought "or is it just goodbyes that I hate ", and out loud to the train compartment he speaks: "to hell with all of it ".

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

farvel

  1. goodbye, or more formally, farewell

Noun[edit]

farvel n ‎(definite singular farvelet or farvellet, indefinite plural farvel or farveler or farveller, definite plural farvela or farvelene or farvella or farvellene)

  1. farewell, goodbye
    si farvel - to say goodbye

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

farvel

  1. goodbye, or more formally, farewell

Noun[edit]

farvel n ‎(definite singular farvelet, indefinite plural farvel, definite plural farvela)

  1. farewell, goodbye
    vinke farvel - to wave goodbye

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