kjerring

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kerling, from karl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kjerring f, m (definite singular kjerringa or kjerringen, indefinite plural kjerringer, definite plural kjerringene)

  1. old woman
  2. wife
  3. (slang) girl, lady
  4. (slang) shrew, hag

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kerling, from karl.

Noun[edit]

kjerring f (definite singular kjerringa, indefinite plural kjerringar, definite plural kjerringane)

  1. old woman
  2. wife
  3. (slang) girl, lady
  4. (slang) shrew, hag

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]