humle

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse humli, probably from Proto-Slavic *xъmelь.[1] Compare with Swedish humle, Faroese humli, humla, Icelandic humall.

Noun[edit]

humle m (definite singular humlen, indefinite plural humler, definite plural humlene)

  1. hop (a plant)
  2. hop (fruit of the hop plant)

Etymology 2[edit]

Imitative (lydord), related to humre

Noun[edit]

humle f, m (definite singular humla or humlen, indefinite plural humler, definite plural humlene)

  1. a bumblebee (large bee)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse humli, probably from Proto-Slavic *xъmelь.[2] Compare with Swedish humle, Faroese humli, humla, Icelandic humall.

Noun[edit]

humle m (definite singular humlen, indefinite plural humlar, definite plural humlane)

  1. hop (a plant)
  2. hop (fruit of the hop plant)

Etymology 2[edit]

Imitative (lydord), related to humre

Noun[edit]

humle f (definite singular humla, indefinite plural humler, definite plural humlene)

  1. a bumblebee (large bee)

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Slavic *xъmelь[3] Compare with Norwegian humle, Faroese humli, humla, Icelandic humall.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

humle c

  1. hop (a plant)

References[edit]

  1. ^ humle in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)
  2. ^ humle in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)
  3. ^ humle in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922).