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Danish[edit]

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Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse .

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɔː/, [tˢɔːˀ]

Noun[edit]

 c (singular definite tåen, plural indefinite tæer)

  1. toe

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse

Noun[edit]

 m or f (definite singular tåa or tåen, indefinite plural tær, definite plural tærne)

  1. a toe (part of a foot; also part of a sock, stocking or shoe)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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, a toe on a human foot

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *taihwǭ. from the Proto-Indo-European root *deyḱ- (to point out). Cognate with Latin digitus.

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Noun[edit]

 f (definite singular tåa, indefinite plural tær, definite plural tærne)

  1. a toe (part of a foot; also part of a sock, stocking or shoe)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þá, from Proto-Germanic *þawō. Related to the verb (from Old Norse þeyja). Related to English thaw.

Noun[edit]

 f (definite singular tåa, indefinite plural tåer, definite plural tåene)

  1. thawed ground; ground that is free from frost and ice

Adjective[edit]

(neuter singular tått, definite singular and plural or tåe, comparative tåare, indefinite superlative tåast, definite superlative tåaste)

  1. thawed, bare, free of ice and frost
    Synonyms: berr, telefri
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Etymology 3[edit]

There is a suspected relation to and teia, from Proto-Norse ᛏᚨᚹᛁᛞᛟ (tawido, I made), from Proto-Germanic *tawjaną.

Verb[edit]

(present tense tår, past tense tådde, past participle tådd/tått, passive infinitive tåast, present participle tåande, imperative )

  1. (transitive) to pick apart, dissolve

Etymology 4[edit]

Aasen, in his 1850 dictionary, lists it as a variant of ut av.[1][2] As such, the origin of this word is not to dissimilar from that of (on) from Old Norse upp á. Other variants include ta.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ta
  • taa (obsolete spelling)

Preposition[edit]

  1. (dialectal) Nonstandard form of av.

Adverb[edit]

  1. (dialectal) Nonstandard form of av.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ivar Aasen (1850), “taa”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000
  2. ^ Ivar Aasen (1850), “ut-av”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ta, from Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *taihwǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tʰoː]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

 c

  1. (anatomy) toe; a body part

Inflection[edit]

Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tån tår tårna
Genitive tås tåns tårs tårnas

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