strøm

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See also: strom, Strom, ström, and štrom

Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse straumr (stream), from Proto-Germanic *straumaz, cognate with English stream and German Strom. The Germanic word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *srew- (to flow), cf. Ancient Greek ῥέω (rhéō) and Sanskrit स्रवति (srávati).

Noun[edit]

strøm c (singular definite strømmen, plural indefinite strømme)

  1. (electricity) current
  2. flow, stream, spate
    Strømmen er stærkere længere opstrøms.
    The current is stronger further upstream.
  3. (of an electrical appliance, in non-technical contexts) energy
    Min telefon er løbet tør for strøm.
    My phone is out of power.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

strøm

  1. imperative of strømme

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse straumr (stream), from Proto-Germanic *straumaz, from Proto-Indo-European *srowmos, from *srew- (to flow).

Noun[edit]

strøm m (definite singular strømmen, indefinite plural strømmer, definite plural strømmene)

  1. power, electricity
  2. stream
  3. current (sea current)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

strøm

  1. imperative of strømme

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

strøm m (definite singular strømmen, indefinite plural strømmar, definite plural strømmane)

  1. Alternative form of straum; form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by straum