påstå

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See also: pasta, pastá, and pastā

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(on) +‎ stå (stand)

Verb[edit]

påstå (imperative påstå, infinitive at påstå, present tense påstår, past tense påstod, perfect tense har påstået)

  1. to claim
  2. to postulate; to claim without good grounds

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

+‎ stå

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

påstå

  1. to claim, to state
    Ja, det är vad du påstår!
    Yes, that's what you claim.

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Usage notes[edit]

It is not unusual for this word to indicate distrust with the statement or even outright disbelief.