gifte

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

gifte

  1. plural of gif

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡiftə/, [ˈɡ̊ifd̥ə]

Etymology 1[edit]

See gift (poison).

Noun[edit]

gifte c

  1. plural indefinite of gift

Etymology 2[edit]

See gift (married)

Adjective[edit]

gifte

  1. definite and plural of gift

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse gipta (give away in marriage).

Verb[edit]

gifte (imperative gift, infinitive at gifte, present tense gifter, past tense giftede, perfect tense har giftet)

  1. marry
Synonyms[edit]
  • (to give children away in marriage): bortgifte
  • (to take for husband or wife): ægte
  • (to perform the ceremony of joining spouses): vie

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *gift, from Proto-Germanic *giftiz.

Noun[edit]

gifte f

  1. gift, present
  2. gift, talent

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ghifte”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • gifte”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gifte

  1. definite singular of gift
  2. plural of gift

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse gipta

Verb[edit]

gifte (imperative gift, present tense gifter, simple past and past participle gifta or giftet)

  1. (reflexive) gifte seg - to marry or wed
    gifte seg på nytt - to remarry
  2. (non-reflexive) gifte bort sin datter - (of a father) to give one's daughter away (in marriage)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gifte

  1. definite of gift
  2. plural of gift

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gifte

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of gift.

Noun[edit]

gifte n

  1. a marriage

Declension[edit]

Declension of gifte 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gifte giftet giften giftena
Genitive giftes giftets giftens giftenas

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

gifte

  1. past tense of gifta.