forstå

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See also: forsta, forstaa, första, and förstå

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish forstande, Old Norse forstanda, borrowed from Middle Low German forstanda, from Old Saxon farstandan. Equivalent to for- +‎ stå. Cognate with Norwegian Bokmål forstå, Norwegian Nynorsk forstå, Swedish förstå.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

forstå (imperative forstå, infinitive at forstå, present tense forstår, past tense forstod, perfect tense har forstået)

  1. to understand

Conjugation[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse forstanda, borrowed from Middle Low German forstanda, from Old Saxon farstandan. Cognate with Danish forstå, Norwegian Nynorsk forstå, Swedish förstå.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

forstå (imperative forstå, present tense forstår, simple past forsto or forstod, past participle forstått)

  1. to understand

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse forstanda, borrowed from Middle Low German forstanda, from Old Saxon farstandan. Cognate with Danish forstå, Norwegian Bokmål forstå, Swedish förstå.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

forstå (present tense forstår, past tense forstod, past participle forstått, passive infinitive forståast, present participle forståande, imperative forstå)

  1. to understand

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Descendants[edit]

  • Russenorsk: forstå

References[edit]

Russenorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian Nynorsk forstå.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɔˈʂʈoː/ (Norwegian accent)
  • IPA(key): /fɐʂˈto/ (Russian accent)

Verb[edit]

forstå

  1. to understand
    Moja njet forstå
    I don't understand

References[edit]

  • Ingvild Broch; Ernst H. Jahr (1984) Russenorsk: Et pidginspråk i Norge [Russenorsk: A pidgin language in Norway], 2 edition, Oslo: Novus Forlag