fersken

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Danish[edit]

fersken

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish persik, pirsen, from Vulgar Latin pessica, from Latin malus persica (Persian apple), from Ancient Greek μῆλον (mêlon, apple) Περσικόν (Persikón, Persian).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛrskən/, [ˈfæɐ̯sɡ̊ən]

Noun[edit]

fersken c (singular definite ferskenen or fersknen, plural indefinite ferskener or ferskner)

  1. peach (tree, fruit and color)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin persica via German Pfirsich, originally 'Persian (apple)'.

Noun[edit]

fersken m (definite singular ferskenen, indefinite plural ferskener, definite plural ferskenene)

  1. peach (tree)
  2. peach (fruit)

Etymology 2[edit]

In the phrases på fersken / på fersk gjerning, from the adjective fersk.

Noun[edit]

fersken (indeclinable)

  1. the state of being in the act of committing a misdeed
Usage notes[edit]

Only occurs in the phrase på fersken.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin persica via German Pfirsich, originally 'Persian (apple)'.

Noun[edit]

fersken m (definite singular ferskenen, indefinite plural ferskenar, definite plural ferskenane)

  1. peach (tree)
  2. peach (fruit)

Etymology 2[edit]

In the phrases på fersken / på fersk gjerning, from the adjective fersk.

Noun[edit]

fersken (indeclinable)

  1. the state of being in the act of committing a misdeed
Usage notes[edit]

Only occurs in the phrase på fersken.

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