jente

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse genta, from gant (joke, foolery), cognate with Swedish jänta.

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  • IPA(key): /²jɛntə/

Noun[edit]

jente f or m (definite singular jenta or jenten, indefinite plural jenter, definite plural jentene)

  1. a girl
    Hvem er jenta der borte?
    Who's that girl over there?
    Der kommer ei lita jente.
    A little girl is coming.
    jenta mimy darling; sweetie; dear (literally: my girl)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse genta, from gant (joke, foolery), cognate with Swedish jänta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jente f (definite singular jenta, indefinite plural jenter, definite plural jentene)

  1. a girl

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