kjønn

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sexus (sex), genus (gender), also Old Norse kyn

Noun[edit]

kjønn n (definite singular kjønnet, indefinite plural kjønn, definite plural kjønna or kjønnene)

  1. (biology) sex or gender
  2. (grammar) gender

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (former reform[s] only): kyn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kyn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kjønn n (definite singular kjønnet, indefinite plural kjønn, definite plural kjønna)

  1. gender, sex
    Kva er kjønnet på det?
    What is its sex?
  2. (grammar) gender
  3. genitalia

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