svare

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See also: svåre

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /svaːrə/, [ˈsʋ̥ɑːɑ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse svara (to answer), from Proto-Germanic *swarōną, cognate with Norwegian svare, Swedish svara, Middle English swaren. Derived form the noun *swarō (solemn statement).

Verb[edit]

svare (past tense svarede, past participle svaret)

  1. to answer, reply, respond (give a reply to a question; with a noun phrase or a noun clause as its object, with or without an indirect object)
  2. to retort (give a sharp respond to a remark)
  3. to respond, counter (act in return)
  4. to correspond (be similar, with the preposition til)
  5. to pay
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

svare

  1. definite singular of svar
  2. plural of svar

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svara

Verb[edit]

svare (imperative svar, present tense svarer, passive svares, simple past svarte, past participle svart, present participle svarende)

  1. to reply, answer

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

svare (present tense svarar or svarer, past tense svara or svarte, past participle svara or svart, present participle svarande, imperative svar)

  1. Alternative form of svara