natt

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See also: nátt and nått

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German nat, from Old Saxon *nat, from Proto-Germanic *nataz.

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natt

  1. wet
  2. moist
  3. swampy

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nátt, from Proto-Germanic *nahts (night), from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts (night).

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Noun[edit]

natt f, m (definite singular natta or natten, indefinite plural netter, definite plural nettene)

  1. night (period between sunset and sunrise)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nátt, from Proto-Germanic *nahts (night), from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts (night). Akin to English night.

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Noun[edit]

natt f (definite singular natta, indefinite plural netter, definite plural nettene)

  1. night

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish nāt, from Old Norse nátt, from Proto-Germanic *nahts (night), from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts (night).

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Noun[edit]

natt c

  1. a night

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The Swedish word natt is primarily used for the period of sleep, while the period for "nightlife" (have dinner with us tonight) is typically called afton or kväll (evening).

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