fortelja

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Etymology[edit]

From Danish fortælle, from Middle Low German vörtellen. Influenced by Old Norse fyrtelja or, respectively, telja.

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fortelja (third person singular past indicative fortaldi, third person plural past indicative fortalt, supine fortalt)

  1. to tell, to narrate, to relate, to recount, to explain

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German vortellen, compare with Old Norse fyrtelja.

Verb[edit]

fortelja (present tense fortel, past tense fortalde, past participle fortalt, passive infinitive forteljast, present participle forteljande, imperative fortel)

  1. to tell, narrate
    Eg skal fortelja kva som hende.
    I will tell what happened.

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