fløde

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See also: flode

Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fløːðə/, [ˈfløðð̩]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish fløthæ, Old Norse flautir f pl (sour whipped milk), from Proto-Germanic *flautijǭ, cognate with Norwegian Bokmål fløte, fløyte, Old English flīete f (cream). Derived from *fleutaną (to float) (Danish flyde).

Noun[edit]

fløde c (singular definite fløden, not used in plural form)

  1. cream (fat from milk)
  2. (figuratively) cream (the best of something)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fleyta, from Proto-Germanic *flautijaną, cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk fløyte, Norwegian Bokmål fløte, German flößen. A causative of the verb Proto-Germanic *fleutaną (to float) (Danish flyde).

Verb[edit]

fløde (past tense flødede, past participle flødet)

  1. (transitive, rare) to raft, float (to transport something by having it flot on a river)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse flœða, from Proto-Germanic *flōdijaną, cognate with Norwegian flø, Swedish flöda, German fluten. Derived from the noun *flōduz (flood) (Danish flod).

Verb[edit]

fløde (past tense flødede, past participle flødet)

  1. (intransitive, archaic) to flood, be flood tide
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

fløde f or n (definite singular fløda or flødet, indefinite plural fløder or fløde, definite plural flødene or fløda)

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Verb[edit]

fløde (present tense fløder, past tense flødde, past participle flødd/flødt, passive infinitive flødast, present participle flødande, imperative flød)

  1. Alternative form of flø

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