sjø

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See also: sjo, sjó, sjö, and sjö.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for skjønner du? (do you understand?).

Interjection[edit]

sjø

  1. (dialectal, Trøndelag, informal) Used as a rhetorical question to confirm agreement or understanding at the end of a statement.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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sjøen

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjór, sjár, sær, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz.

Noun[edit]

sjø m (definite singular sjøen, indefinite plural sjøer, definite plural sjøene) (genitive form sjøs)

  1. a sea, ocean
  2. a lake (see also innsjø)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjór, sjár, sær, from Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Akin to English sea.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sjø m (definite singular sjøen, indefinite plural sjøar, definite plural sjøane) (genitive form sjøs)

  1. a sea, ocean
  2. a lake (see also innsjø)

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