kvinde

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From Old Norse kvenna, the genitive plural indefinite of kona (woman, wife), from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn (woman). Related to English queen via Proto-Germanic *kwēniz.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkvenə/, [ˈkʰʋ̥e̝nə], [ˈkʰʋ̥e̝nn̩]

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kvinde c (singular definite kvinden, plural indefinite kvinder)

  1. A woman.

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