minske

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from mindre

Verb[edit]

minske (imperative minsk, present tense minsker, simple past and past participle minska or minsket)

  1. to reduce, decrease

Derived terms[edit]

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian menniska, manniska, from Proto-Germanic *manniskaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

minske c or n (plural minsken, diminutive minskje)

  1. human, human being
  2. person
  3. man, mankind

Further reading[edit]

  • minske”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011