kvinnfolk

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kvinne +‎ folk, from Old Norse kvennfolk

Noun[edit]

kvinnfolk n (definite singular kvinnfolket, indefinite plural kvinnfolk, definite plural kvinnfolka or kvinnfolkene)

  1. a woman
  2. (alternative plural) womenfolk

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kvennfolk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kvinnfolk n (definite singular kvinnfolket, indefinite plural kvinnfolk, definite plural kvinnfolka)

  1. woman, female

Usage notes[edit]

May in some contexts be considered informal or less suitable than kvinne.

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