gåte

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: gate, Gate, GATE, gâte, gatë, gatě, -gate, and gâté

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gáta, related to gjette (to guess).

Noun[edit]

gåte c

  1. puzzle, riddle, enigma
  2. mystery
  3. rebus, conundrum, logogriph, word game

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gáta, related to gjetta (to guess).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gåte f (definite singular gåta, indefinite plural gåter, definite plural gåtene)

  1. riddle, enigma, conundrum
  2. mystery

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]