fremmedord

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Etymology[edit]

fremmed (foreign) +‎ ord (word)

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fremmedord n (singular definite fremmedordet, plural indefinite fremmedord)

  1. a loanword that has not been assimilated (orthographically, phonologically, inflectionally etc.), and is hence perceived as foreign
  2. (by extension) a word denoting a concept claimed to be alien to someone
    • 2010, Thomas Larsen, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, I orkanens øje: samtaler med statsminister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Gyldendal A/S ISBN 9788702103434, page 8
      Spin er ikke et fremmedord for Løkke.
      Spin is not an alien concept to Løkke.
    • 2010, Benn Q. Holm, Hafnia punk, Lindhardt og Ringhof ISBN 9788711413265
      “Far” var allerede et fremmedord for Luna, “far” var ham der kom en gang om måneden når han alligevel var i nabolaget.
      "Father" was already a foreign notion to Lune, "father" was that guy who came once a month when he happened to be in the neighbourhood.
    • 2015, Jørgen Christensen, Muhammed-tegningerne, demokratiet og sikkerhedspolitikken, BoD – Books on Demand ISBN 9788771700022, page 173
      Ifølge chefredaktør Carsten Juste var presseetik og selvcensur ikke et[sic] fremmedord for Jyllands-Posten: ...
      According to head editor Carsten Juste, press ethics and self-censorship were not an alien concept[sic] to Jyllands-Posten: ...
    • 2017, Niels Vogel, Bliv voksen!: En bog om de umodne voksne, BoD – Books on Demand ISBN 9788771889215, page 152
      Empati, som er grundpillen i den sociale intelligens, var i det store og hele et fremmedord for Glistrup, ...
      Empathy, which is the fundamental pillar of social intelligence, was, on the whole, a foreign concept to Glistrup, ...

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Etymology[edit]

From fremmed +‎ ord

Noun[edit]

fremmedord n (definite singular fremmedordet, indefinite plural fremmedord, definite plural fremmedorda or fremmedordene)

  1. a foreign word (word taken from another language without being adapted in any way)

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