prakt

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A loan translation from the Middle Low German pracht and later from the Danish pragt. Compare the archaic compounds hofprakt and hoffrakt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prakt f (genitive singular praktar, no plural)

  1. glory

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

prakt f or m (definite singular prakta or prakten, uncountable)

  1. pomp, glory, splendour, magnificence

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German pracht, from Old High German braht (crackling noise), from Proto-Germanic *brahtaz (cracking, snapping), referring to the sound of applause. Influenced by German prangen (to show off).

Noun[edit]

prakt c

  1. pomp, glory, splendour, magnificence

Declension[edit]

Declension of prakt 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative prakt prakten
Genitive prakts praktens

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