gøre

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See also: gore, göre, góré, górę, Gore, and Göre

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gera, gøra, gørva, from Proto-Germanic *garwijaną, cognate with Swedish göra, German gerben (to tan). Doublet of garve.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡœrə/, [ˈɡ̊œːɐ], [ˈkœːɒ̯̽]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

gøre (present tense gør, past tense gjorde, past participle gjort)

  1. to do, perform, execute
  2. to make (with an object and a predicate)
    han gjorde mig glad
    he made me happy
  3. (rare) to make (with a single object)
    Peter gjorde ild
    Peter made fire

Inflection[edit]