himmel

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse himinn.

Noun[edit]

himmel c (singular definite himlen or himmelen, plural indefinite himle)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse himinn. The last letter "l" is derived from German Himmel.

Noun[edit]

himmel m (definite singular himmelen, indefinite plural himler, definite plural himlene)

  1. sky (atmosphere above a point)
  2. heaven (paradise)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse himinn. The last letter "l" is derived from German Himmel.

Noun[edit]

himmel m (definite singular himmelen, indefinite plural himlar, definite plural himlane)

  1. sky (atmosphere above a point)
  2. heaven (paradise)

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish himin, from Old Norse himinn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

himmel c

  1. sky
  2. heaven

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Alternative spelling for the definite singular exist:

  • himmelen - perhaps more often in reference to "heaven" as in "paradise"
  • himmeln

Similar for the genitive.