vokse

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish waxæ, from Old Norse vaxa, from Proto-Germanic *wahsaną, cognate with Swedish växa, English wax (poetic), German wachsen, Dutch wassen. The word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg-, *h₂weg-, which is also the source of Latin augeō, Ancient Greek αὐξάνω (auxánō), and Danish øge.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɔksə/, [ˈʋʌɡ̊sə]

Verb[edit]

vokse (past tense voksede, past participle vokset)

  1. (intransitive) to grow
  2. (reflexive) to grow into, become
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the noun voks (wax).

Verb[edit]

vokse (past tense voksede, past participle vokset)

  1. to wax
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vaxa.

Verb[edit]

vokse (imperative voks, present tense vokser, simple past vokste, past participle vokst, present participle voksende)

  1. to grow (get bigger)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun voks.

Verb[edit]

vokse (imperative voks, present tense vokser, simple past and past participle voksa or vokset, present participle voksende)

  1. to wax (something: with wax)
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the noun voks.

Verb[edit]

vokse (present tense voksar, past tense voksa, past participle voksa, passive infinitive voksast, present participle voksande, imperative vokse/voks)

  1. to wax (apply wax to something)

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