svamp

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish swamp, from Old Norse svampr, from Proto-Germanic *swammaz ‎(sponge, fungus), from Proto-Indo-European *swombʰ- ‎(sponge, tree-fungus, swamp).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /svamp/, [ˈsʋɑmˀb̥]

Noun[edit]

svamp c (singular definite svampen, plural indefinite svampe)

  1. sponge
    drikke som en svamp‎ ― to drink alcohol in large quantities
  2. fungus
    gå svamp i noget‎ ― to become decayed, corrupted
  3. mushroom, toadstool
  4. dry rot
  5. fungal infection, mycotic infection

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

svamp

  1. indefinite accusative singular of svampur

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

svamp m ‎(definite singular svampen, indefinite plural svamper, definite plural svampene)

  1. a sponge (marine invertebrate with a porous skeleton)
  2. a sponge (piece of porous material used for washing)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Noun[edit]

svamp m ‎(definite singular svampen, indefinite plural svampar, definite plural svampane)

  1. a sponge (marine invertebrate with a porous skeleton)
  2. a sponge (piece of porous material used for washing)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish svamper, from Old Norse svampr (compare Old West Norse svǫppr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

svamp c

  1. (countable and uncountable) fungus
  2. (countable and uncountable) mushroom

Declension[edit]

Inflection of svamp 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative svamp svampen svampar svamparna
Genitive svamps svampens svampars svamparnas