nød

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See also: nod, Nod, NOD, -nod, and -nöd

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hnot(nut), from Proto-Germanic *hnuts, from Proto-Indo-European *knew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nød c ( singular definite nødden, plural indefinite nødder)

  1. nut (a seed with a hard shell)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse nauð, from Proto-Germanic *naudiz, *nauþiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nøːd/, [nøðˀ]

Noun[edit]

nød c ( singular definite nøden, not used in plural form)

  1. distress
  2. need, necessity
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Etymology 3[edit]

See nyde.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nøːd/, [nøðˀ]

Verb[edit]

nød

  1. past tense of nyde

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nauð, nauðr, from Proto-Germanic *naudiz, *nauþiz.

Noun[edit]

nød f, m (definite singular nøda or nøden, indefinite plural nøder, definite plural nødene)

  1. need, necessity
  2. want, poverty
  3. distress, in danger
    De er i nød ute på havet!
    They are in distress at sea!

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nauð, nauðr, from Proto-Germanic *naudiz, *nauþiz.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nød f (definite singular nøda, indefinite plural nøder, definite plural nødene)

  1. need, necessity
  2. want, poverty
  3. distress, in danger
    Dei er i nød ute på havet!
    They are in distress at sea!

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