hvile

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish hwilæ, from Old Norse hvíla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hvile c (singular definite hvilen, not used in plural form)

  1. rest, repose

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

hvile ‎(imperative hvil, present hviler, past hvilte or hvilede, present participle hvilende, past participle hvilt or hvilet)

  1. rest
  2. lie

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvíla

Alternative forms[edit]

  • kvile (both noun and verb; Nynorsk also)

Noun[edit]

hvile f, m ‎(definite singular hvila or hvilen, indefinite plural hviler, definite plural hvilene)

  1. rest, repose
    Du trenger litt hvile.
    You need some rest.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

hvile ‎(imperative hvil, present tense hviler, passive hviles, simple past hvilte, past participle hvilt, present participle hvilende)

  1. to rest
  2. to lie

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