frøken

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German.

Noun[edit]

frøken c (singular definite frøkenen or frøknen, plural indefinite frøkener or frøkner)

  1. Miss, miss (an unmarried woman)

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German vroiken, vrouken.

Noun[edit]

frøken m, f ‎(definite singular frøkenen or frøkna, indefinite plural frøkner, definite plural frøknene)

  1. Miss, miss (an unmarried woman)
  2. a female teacher

Usage notes[edit]

Rarely used in daily conversations. Common English words like mister, miss etc. have become very archaic in ordinary Norwegian speech.

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German vroiken, vrouken.

Noun[edit]

frøken f ‎(definite singular frøkna, indefinite plural frøkner, definite plural frøknene)

  1. Miss, miss (an unmarried woman)
  2. a female teacher

Usage notes[edit]

As for Bokmål above.

References[edit]