vånd

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See also: vand, vând, and vänd

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Saxon *wand (mole, vole), from Proto-Germanic *wanduz (mole, vole). Cognate with English want, wont (mole).

Noun[edit]

vånd m (definite singular vånden, indefinite plural vånder, definite plural våndene)

  1. European water vole (Arvicola amphibius)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vǫndr, via vinde (wind)

Noun[edit]

vånd m (definite singular vånden, indefinite plural vånder, definite plural våndene)

  1. (archaic, poetic) wand; thin, flexible stick, twig, stalk
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Saxon *wand (mole, vole).

Noun[edit]

vånd m (definite singular vånden, indefinite plural våndar, definite plural våndane)

  1. European water vole (Arvicola amphibius)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vǫndr, via vinde (wind)

Noun[edit]

vånd n (definite singular våndet, indefinite plural vånd, definite plural vånda)

  1. fence wand; timber made of branches and small trees

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