måte

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Old Norse máti, from Middle Low German māte. Cognate with German Masse

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

måte m (definite singular måten, indefinite plural måter, definite plural måtene)

  1. manner, way
  2. moderation

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References[edit]

  • “måte” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • Falk, Hjalmar; Torp, Alf (1903–06) Etymologisk ordbog over det norske og det danske sprog [Etymological Dictionary of the Norwegian and Danish Languages], page 489

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Old Norse máti, from Middle Low German māte. Cognate with German Masse

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

måte m (definite singular måten, indefinite plural måtar, definite plural måtane)

  1. manner, way
  2. moderation

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