tømme

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See also: tomme

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tœmə/, [ˈtˢœmə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse taumr, from Proto-Germanic *taumaz, cognate with Swedish töm (rein), English Zaum (bridle), English team.

Noun[edit]

tømme c (singular definite tømmen, plural indefinite tømmer)

  1. rein
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tœma, from Proto-Germanic *tōmijaną, cognate with Swedish tömma, Old Saxon tōmian (to free). Derived from the adjective *tōmaz (empty) (Danish tom).

Verb[edit]

tømme (past tense tømte, past participle tømt)

  1. to empty

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tǿma, tœma

Verb[edit]

tømme (imperative tøm, present tense tømmer, passive tømmes, simple past tømte, past participle tømt, present participle tømmende)

  1. to empty (something)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tǿma, tœma

Verb[edit]

tømme (present tense tømmer, past tense tømde or tømte, past participle tømt, passive infinitive tømmast, present participle tømmande, imperative tøm)

  1. to empty (something)

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