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See also: varde and vardē


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Etymology 1[edit]

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] Compare Norwegian verdi, Danish værdi.


värde n

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

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse verðr (worth)

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)