vaske

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaska ‎(to wash), from Proto-Germanic *waskaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wod- ‎(wet; water). Cognate with Swedish vaska, German waschen, Old English wæscan (English wash).

Noun[edit]

vaske c

  1. plural indefinite of vask

Verb[edit]

vaske ‎(imperative vask, infinitive at vaske, present tense vasker, past tense vaskede, perfect tense er/har vasket)

  1. to wash
  2. to shampoo (to wash hair with shampoo)
  3. to launder (to wash; to disguise the source of ill-gotten wealth)
  4. to shuffle (to mix up cards in a random order before a card game)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaska ‎(to wash), from Proto-Germanic *waskaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wod- ‎(wet; water). Cognate with Swedish vaska, German waschen, Old English wæscan (English wash).

Verb[edit]

vaske ‎(imperative vask, present tense vasker, passive vaskes, simple past and past participle vaska or vasket)

  1. to wash (clean with water)

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