kjempe

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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)
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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

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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]

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