lære

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɛːrə/, [ˈlɛːɐ]

Verb[edit]

lære (imperative lær, infinitive at lære, present tense lærer, past tense lærte, perfect tense har lært)

  1. To teach.
    Jeg lærte ham at svømme.
    I taught him how to swim.
  2. To learn.
    Jeg lærte at svømme.
    I learnt how to swim.

See also[edit]

  • undervise (teach in an institutionalised context)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /læː.re/, [ˈlæː.ɾə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From German Low German lere

Noun[edit]

lære f, m (definite singular læra or læren, indefinite plural lærer, definite plural lærene)

  1. education
  2. dogma
  3. study (om / of)

Etymology 2[edit]

From late Old Norse læra, lǽra, from Old Saxon lērian, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

Verb[edit]

lære (imperative lær, present tense lærer, simple past lærte, past participle lært)

  1. to teach
  2. to learn
Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

lære (present tense lærer, past tense lærte, past participle lært, passive infinitive lærast, present participle lærande, imperative lær)

  1. Alternative form of læra