kloster

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See also: Kloster, Klöster, and klošter

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German klōster, cf. German Kloster, from Medieval Latin claustrum (enclosure, secluded part of a monastery) (or Vulgar Latin *clōstrum). The Old West Norse form klaustr was borrowed via Old English clauster.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kloster n (definite singular klosteret or klostret, indefinite plural klostre, definite plural klostrene)

  1. a monastery
  2. a convent

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse klaustr and Latin claustrum

Noun[edit]

kloster n (definite singular klosteret or klostret, indefinite plural kloster or klostre, definite plural klostra or klostrene)

  1. a monastery
  2. a convent (nonnekloster)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse klaustr and Latin claustrum

Noun[edit]

kloster n (definite singular klosteret, indefinite plural kloster, definite plural klostera)

  1. a monastery
  2. a convent (nonnekloster)

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish kloster, kløster, from Old Norse klaustr.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kloster n

  1. monastery (place of residence for members of a religious community)

Declension[edit]

Declension of kloster 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kloster klostret kloster klostren
Genitive klosters klostrets klosters klostrens

Descendants[edit]

  • Finnish: luostari

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