område

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

område

  1. area (physically/geometrically)
  2. area (figuratively)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish område (area), a compound of both om (around), from Old Norse um (about, concerning, round), from Proto-Germanic *umbi (around, about), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂m̥bʰi (around, about, facing, against), from earlier *h₂ntbʰi, from *h₂énts (forehead, front), from *h₂ent- (with the suffix *-s), perhaps from *h₂en- (on, onto) + and of råda (to advise; rule, reign), from Old Swedish rāþa (to ensure, equip, rule, decide), from Old Norse ráða (advise, counsel, discuss, plan), from Proto-Germanic *rēdaną (to decide, advise), from Proto-Indo-European *Hréh₁dʰeti, from both *Hreh₁dʰ- (to think, arrange, accomplish), possibly from *h₂reh₁- (to think, reason, arrange) (with the suffix *éh₁ti), from *h₂er- (to fix, fit, put together) + and from *-dʰh₁eti (forms resultative verbs), from *dʰeh₁- (to do, put, place).

Compare Icelandic umráð, Danish område and Swedish område.

Noun[edit]

område n (definite singular området, indefinite plural områder, definite plural områda or områdene)

  1. an area

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish område.

Noun[edit]

område n (definite singular området, indefinite plural område, definite plural områda)

  1. an area

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of om (around) +‎ råda (to advise; rule, reign). Compare Icelandic umráð.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

område n

  1. a sphere (region of activity)
  2. an area

Declension[edit]

Declension of område 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative område området områden områdena
Genitive områdes områdets områdens områdenas

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: område

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