forsvar

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

for- +‎ svar
From the verb forsvare

Noun[edit]

forsvar n (singular definite forsvaret, plural indefinite forsvar)

  1. defence
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb forsvare

Noun[edit]

forsvar n (definite singular forsvaret, indefinite plural forsvar, definite plural forsvara or forsvarene)

  1. defence (UK), or defense (US)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

forsvar

  1. imperative of forsvare

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From forsvara/forsvare (“defend”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

forsvar n (definite singular forsvaret, indefinite plural forsvar, definite plural forsvara)

  1. defence
    Kva har du å seia i forsvaret ditt?
    What's your defence?
  2. military force
    Forsvaret i landet hadde investert i nye jagarfly.
    The military forces of the country had invested in new jet fighters.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

forsvar

  1. imperative of forsvara and forsvare

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