fostre

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fostre n

  1. indefinite plural of foster

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fóstra (foster)

Verb[edit]

fostre (imperative fostr, infinitive at fostre, present tense fostrer, past tense fostrede, perfect tense har fostret)

  1. produce or develop remarkable things or ideas

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fostre n

  1. indefinite plural of foster
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fóstra

Verb[edit]

fostre (imperative fostr or fostre, present tense fostrer, passive fostres, simple past and past participle fostra or fostret, present participle fostrende)

  1. to bring up, rear
  2. to foster, nurture, produce

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

fostre (present tense fostrar, past tense fostra, past participle fostra, passive infinitive fostrast, present participle fostrande, imperative fostr/fostre)

  1. Alternative form of fostra