smerte

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German smerte.

Noun[edit]

smerte c (singular definite smerten, plural indefinite smerter)

  1. pain
  2. suffering
  3. grief
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German smerten, from Proto-Germanic *smertaną.

Verb[edit]

smerte (imperative smert, infinitive at smerte, present tense smerter, past tense smertede, perfect tense har smertet)

  1. pain
  2. grieve
    Synonym: bedrøve
  3. ache
    Synonym: værke

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English smeart, from Proto-Germanic *smartaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

smerte (plural and weak singular smerte, comparative smerter, superlative smertest)

  1. painful, hurtful, punishing, injurious
  2. difficult, troubling, distressing
  3. strong, aggressive
  4. damaging, violent, powerful, intense, raging
  5. (Late Middle English) quick, speedy, alert
  6. (rare) rough, raw

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: smart
  • Scots: smert

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German smerte.

Noun[edit]

smerte m (definite singular smerten, indefinite plural smerter, definite plural smertene)

  1. an ache
  2. a pain

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German smerte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smerte f (definite singular smerta, indefinite plural smerter, definite plural smertene)

  1. an ache
  2. a pain

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