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See also: varde, vardé, and vardē


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From Old Swedish værþe, which is derived from the Old Swedish noun værþ, which is cognate with the English noun worth and with the German noun Wert.[1] From Old Norse verðr (worth). Compare Norwegian verdi, Danish værdi.


  • IPA(key): /²vɛːrdɛ/, [²væːɖɛ]
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värde n

  1. value (quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable)
  2. value; degree of importance
  3. value; worth
  4. value; worth; amount (of money, goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
  5. value; numerical quantity


Declension of värde 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative värde värdet värden värdena
Genitive värdes värdets värdens värdenas

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  1. ^ värde in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)

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