påske

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See also: paske and Paske

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish paska, Old Norse páskar pl. Borrowed via Old Saxon pāscha and Medieval Latin pascha from Ancient Greek πάσχα (páskha), which is a borrowed from Aramaic פסחא(pasḥa) (Hebrew פֶּסַח(pesaḥ)). Cognate with Norwegian påske, Swedish påsk, and Dutch Pasen

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

påske c (singular definite påsken, plural indefinite påsker)

  1. (Judaism) Passover
  2. (Christianity) Easter

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greenlandic: poorski

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse páskar

Noun[edit]

påske f or m (definite singular påska or påsken, indefinite plural påsker, definite plural påskene)

  1. Passover
  2. Easter (Christian holiday)

Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse páskar pl.

Noun[edit]

påske f or m (definite singular påsken or påska, indefinite plural påsker or påskar, definite plural påskene or påskane)

  1. Passover
  2. Easter (Christian holiday)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]