kjempe

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: kjempe-

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kempa

Noun[edit]

kjempe f, m (definite singular kjempa or kjempen, indefinite plural kjemper, definite plural kjempene)

  1. a giant, titan
  2. (botany) ribgrass, ribwort, plantain (plant of genus Plantago)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From German Low German kempen

Verb[edit]

kjempe (imperative kjemp, present tense kjemper, simple past and past participle kjempa or kjempet, present participle kjempende)

  1. to fight
  2. to struggle
  3. to grapple, combat, wrestle, battle
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kempa

Noun[edit]

kjempe f (definite singular kjempa, indefinite plural kjemper, definite plural kjempene)

  1. a giant, titan
  2. (botany) ribgrass, ribwort, plantain (plant of genus Plantago)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]