trenge

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See also: trénge

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þryngva, influenced by Danish trænge, from Proto-Germanic *þrinhwaną (to press, to push). Cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk trengja, trengje, trenga, trenge and Icelandic þryngva.

Verb[edit]

trenge (imperative treng, present tense trenger, simple past trengte, past participle trengt, present participle trengende)

  1. to press
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þrøngva, influenced by Danish trænge, from Proto-Germanic *þrangwijaną (to press, to push), causative of *þrinhwaną (to press, to push). Cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk trenga, trenge, Danish trænge, Swedish tränga, Icelandic þröngva.

Verb[edit]

trenge (imperative treng, present tense trenger, simple past trengte, past participle trengt, present participle trengende)

  1. to need
    Jeg trenger å spise.
    I need to eat.
  2. to require
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See the respective main entries.

Verb[edit]

trenge (present tense treng, past tense trong, past participle trunge, passive infinitive trengast, present participle trengande, imperative treng)

  1. Alternative form of trenga

Verb[edit]

trenge (present tense trenger, past tense trengde, past participle trengt, passive infinitive trengast, present participle trengande, imperative treng)

  1. Alternative form of trengja