voldta

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vold(violence, force) +‎ ta(to take, from the phrase "ta med vold", "take with violence").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /'ʋɔltɑː/
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Verb[edit]

voldta ‎(imperative voldta, present tense voldtar, simple past voldtok, past participle voldtatt, present participle voldtakende)

  1. to rape
    Hun ble angrepet og voldtatt på vei hjem.
    She was attacked and raped on her way home.
    Kvinner kan vise så mye utringning og drikke seg så fulle som de bare vil. Det er ingen som har rett til å voldta oss uansett. (article in VG, statement by Ingunn Yssen)
    Women can have a low neckline and get drunk all they want. No one has the right to rape us regardless.
  2. brutally abuse and suppress, to rape
    Landet ble voldtatt av fremmede tropper.
    The country was raped by foreign troops.
    Tømmerhuggerne voldtok urskogen.
    The loggers raped the virgin forest.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

See valdta

Verb[edit]

voldta

  1. optional form of valdta

References[edit]

  • “voldta” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.