straum

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straum

  1. indefinite accusative singular of straumur

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

straum m (definite singular straumen, indefinite plural straumar, definite plural straumane)

  1. current (fluid that moves constantly in one direction, such as an ocean current)
  2. stream, flow (steady movement or succession of material, such as water)
  3. electricity
    Straumen gjekk i dag tidleg.
    We lost electricity this morning.

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