prøve

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

prøve c (singular definite prøven, plural indefinite prøver)

  1. trial, test, examination
  2. rehearsal, audition
  3. proof
  4. sample, specimen
  5. pattern, swatch
  6. taste

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

prøve (imperative prøv, infinitive at prøve, present tense prøver, past tense prøvede, perfect tense har prøvet)

  1. try
  2. test
  3. try out
  4. try on
  5. experience, go through
  6. rehearse

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Medieval Latin proba, via Middle Low German prove

Noun[edit]

prøve f, m (definite singular prøva or prøven, indefinite plural prøver, definite plural prøvene)

  1. test
  2. sample
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin probare, via Middle Low German proven and Old Norse prófa

Verb[edit]

prøve (imperative prøv, present tense prøver, passive prøves, simple past prøvde, past participle prøvd, present participle prøvende)

  1. to try
    prøve på - to try on (clothing)
  2. to rehearse
Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German, from Late Latin proba (a proof), from Latin probare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prøve m (definite singular prøven, indefinite plural prøvar, definite plural prøvane)
prøve f (definite singular prøva, indefinite plural prøver, definite plural prøvene)

  1. a test, examination
  2. a sample
  3. probation

Verb[edit]

prøve (present tense prøver, past tense prøvde, past participle prøvd or prøvt, present participle prøvande, imperative prøv)

  1. Alternative form of prøva

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