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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]


From Old Norse stela, from Proto-Germanic *stelaną.


stjele (imperative stjel, present tense stjeler, passive stjeles, simple past stjal, past participle stjålet, present participle stjelende)

  1. to steal (illegally take possession of)
    Noen har stjålet bilen min!
    Someone has stolen my car!
  2. consume, take
    Dette arbeidet stjeler all fritiden min.
    This work takes all of my spare time.
  3. to achieve or gain something by tricking someone or something

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