kraft

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft (uncountable)

  1. a kind of strong, smooth brown wrapping paper

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft c (singular definite kraften, plural indefinite kræfter)

  1. strength
    Jeg er gammel, og har ikke meget kraft.
    I am old, and do not have much strength.
  2. (physics) force

Inflection[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft f (genitive singular kraftar, plural kreftir)

  1. strength, power

Synonyms[edit]

Declension[edit]

Declension of kraft
f34 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative kraft kraftin kreftir kreftirnar
accusative kraft kraftina kreftir kreftirnar
dative kraft kraftini kreftum kreftunum
genitive kraftar kraftarinnar krefta kreftanna

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kraft

Preposition[edit]

kraft (+ genitive)

  1. on the basis of; by virtue of; by means of, through
    • Preamble of the Grundgesetz:
      Im Bewusstsein seiner Verantwortung vor Gott und den Menschen [] hat sich das Deutsche Volk kraft seiner verfassungsgebenden Gewalt dieses Grundgesetz gegeben.
      Conscious of their responsibility before God and man [] the German people have, in the exercise of their constituent power, promulgated this Basic Law.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr; plural form influenced by the German plural Kräfte

Noun[edit]

kraft m, f (definite singular krafta or kraften, indefinite plural krefter, definite plural kreftene)

  1. (physics) a force
  2. power
  3. i kraft - in force (law, regulation)
  4. (foods) stock, broth

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kraptr; one of the plural forms influenced by the German plural Kräfte. Akin to English craft.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft f (definite singular krafta, indefinite plural krefter or krafter, definite plural kreftene or kraftene)

  1. (physics) a force
  2. power
  3. (foods) stock, broth

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kraft-.

Noun[edit]

kraft f

  1. strength, power, force

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kraftiz (strength), *kraftaz. Cognate with Old English cræft, Old Frisian kraft, Dutch kracht (strength), Old High German kraft (German Kraft (strength, power, force)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft f

  1. strength, power, force, skill
    • thiu craft godes
      The power of God
      (Heliand, verse 4964)
  2. a crowd, an occupation
    • kumid mid is engilo craftu
      He came with his crowd of angels
      (Heliand, verse 2596)

Declension[edit]



Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish krapter, from Old Norse kraptr, krǫptr, from Proto-Germanic *kraftaz, from Proto-Indo-European *grep-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kraft c

  1. (physics) a force (physical quantity that denotes ability to accelerate a body)
  2. strength, power

Declension[edit]

Declension of kraft 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kraft kraften krafter krafterna
Genitive krafts kraftens krafters krafternas

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