prøve

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See also: prove

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prøːvə/, [ˈpʰʁ̥œːʋə], [ˈpʰʁ̥œːʊ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German prōve, from Old French prueve or Medieval Latin proba. Compare English proof and German Probe.

Noun[edit]

prøve c (singular definite prøven, plural indefinite prøver)

  1. trial, test, examination
  2. ordeal
  3. rehearsal, audition (of actors and artists)
  4. sample, specimen
  5. pattern, swatch (of cloth)
  6. taste
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German prōven, from Old French prover or Medieval Latin probare. Compare English prove and German prüfen.

Verb[edit]

prøve (past tense prøvede, past participle prøvet)

  1. to try (to make an attempt)
  2. to test
  3. to try out, try on
  4. to experience, go through
  5. to rehearse

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German prove, from Medieval Latin proba.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. test
  2. sample
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to try
    prøve - to try on (clothing)
  2. to rehearse
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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

Derived terms[edit]

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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