svale

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

svale c (singular definite svalen, plural indefinite svaler)

  1. swallow (bird)

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svale

  1. definite singular of sval
  2. plural form of sval

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse svala.

Noun[edit]

svale f, m (definite singular svala or svalen, indefinite plural svaler, definite plural svalene)

  1. a swallow (bird of the Hirundinidae family)
    en svale gjør ingen sommerone swallow doesn't make a summer

Etymology 3[edit]

From the adjective sval

Verb[edit]

svale (imperative sval, present tense svaler, passive svales, simple past svala or svalet or svalte, past participle svala or svalet or svalt, present participle svalende)

  1. to cool, refresh

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svale

  1. definite singular of sval
  2. plural form of sval

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse svala. Akin to English swallow.

Noun[edit]

svale f (definite singular svala, indefinite plural svaler, definite plural svalene)

  1. swallow (bird of the family Hirundinidae)
    Svaler er snøgge i vendingane.
    Swallows are quick when they turn.

Etymology 3[edit]

From the adjective sval

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

svale (present tense svalar, past tense svala, past participle svala, passive infinitive svalast, present participle svalande, imperative sval/svale)

  1. to cool, refresh

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svale

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of sval.