sløkkja

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Verb[edit]

sløkkja (third person singular past indicative sløkti, third person plural past indicative sløkt, supine sløkt)

  1. (transitive) to extinguish, to put out

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sløkkva, slekkja

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Verb[edit]

sløkkja (present tense sløkkjer, past tense sløkte, past participle sløkt, passive infinitive sløkkjast, present participle sløkkjande, imperative sløkk)

  1. to quench
    Piggsvinet sat ved bekken og sløkte torsten sin.
    The hedgehog sat by the creek quenching its thirst.
  2. to switch off
    Sløkk lyset når du går!
    Switch off the light when you leave!
  3. to put out
    Brannvesenet sløkte brannen.
    The fire brigade put out the fire.
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