quisling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1940, after Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), who ruled the Nazi collaborationist government of Norway during World War Two. Romanization of the Danish place name Kvislemark.

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quisling (plural quislings)

  1. (pejorative) A traitor who collaborates with the enemy.
    • 1993, Will Self, My Idea of Fun:
      The man she cherishes, the man she butterfly-kisses, the man she sleeps curved around like two spoons in a drawer. It is he who is evil, he who is sworn to destroy her, an emotional quisling of the first water.

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:quisling.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quisling m (plural quislingen, diminutive quislingetje n)

  1. quisling

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

quisling

  1. quisling

Declension[edit]

Inflection of quisling (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative quisling quislingit
genitive quislingin quislingien
partitive quislingia quislingeja
illative quislingiin quislingeihin
singular plural
nominative quisling quislingit
accusative nom.? quisling quislingit
gen. quislingin
genitive quislingin quislingien
partitive quislingia quislingeja
inessive quislingissa quislingeissa
elative quislingista quislingeista
illative quislingiin quislingeihin
adessive quislingilla quislingeilla
ablative quislingilta quislingeilta
allative quislingilleˣ quislingeilleˣ
essive quislingina quislingeina
translative quislingiksi quislingeiksi
instructive quislingein
abessive quislingitta quislingeitta
comitative quislingeineen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

1940, after Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), who ruled the Nazi collaborationist government of Norway during World War Two.

Noun[edit]

quisling m (definite singular quislingen, indefinite plural quislinger, definite plural quislingene)

  1. a quisling (traitor who collaborates with an enemy force occupying their country)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

As above.

Noun[edit]

quisling m (definite singular quislingen, indefinite plural quislingar, definite plural quislingane)

  1. a quisling (as above)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

quisling m (plural quislings)

  1. (pejorative) quisling (traitor who collaborates with the enemy)