svette

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svette

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse sveiti, from Proto-Germanic *swait-, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- ‎(to sweat), *sweyd-.

Noun[edit]

svette m ‎(definite singular svetten)

  1. sweat, perspiration
    Med blod, svette og tårer.
    With blood, sweat and tears.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse sveitast ?, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- ‎(to sweat).

Verb[edit]

svette ‎(imperative svett, present tense svetter, passive svettes, simple past and past participle svetta or svettet, present participle svettende)

  1. to sweat, to perspire
    Jeg svetter når jeg er nervøs.
    I sweat when I'm nervous.

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svette

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of svett.