frue

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon frūa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fruːə/, [ˈfʁ̥uːə]

Noun[edit]

frue c (singular definite fruen, plural indefinite fruer)

  1. wife
  2. lady
  3. mistress
  4. madam, ma'am (polite term of address to a woman)

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Adverb[edit]

frue

  1. early
    • 1997, Henrik Ibsen, trans. Odd Tangerud John Gabriel Borkman, [1]
      Ŝi skribas, ke morgaŭ frue ili forvojaĝos.
      She writes that early tomorrow they will leave.

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Adverb[edit]

frue

  1. early

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frú, frúa and frúva.

Noun[edit]

frue

  1. housewife, mistress (of the house)
  2. madam, Mrs
  3. wife

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References[edit]

  • “frue” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.