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ved

ved

See also: véd

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • vedu

Verb

ved (third-person singular present indicative veadi or veade, past participle vidzutã)

  1. I see.

Related terms


Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse við, from Proto-Germanic *wiþr- (against). Cognate with Swedish vid, Icelandic við, English with.

Preposition

ved

  1. at, by
  2. in case of, in the event of (used with the conditional)
  3. upon, on, onto

Etymology 2

Adjective

ved

  1. gentlemanly, refined

Etymology 3

From Old Norse viðr, from Proto-Germanic *widuz. Compare Norwegian and Swedish ved, Icelandic viður, English wood.

Noun

ved n (singular definite veddet, not used in plural form)

  1. wood (the material of the inner parts of the trunk and branches of a tree)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse við and viðr (compare the prefix veder-), from Proto-Germanic *wiþr- (against). Cognates include Danish ved, Swedish vid, and English with.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋeː/

Preposition

ved

  1. at, by, near, on (near or next to)
    Huset ligger ved veien.
    The house is situated by the road.
  2. by (Involving/using the means of). Followed by a noun or by the infinitive with å
    Jeg krysset elven ved å svømme.
    I crossed the river by swimming.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse viðr, from Proto-Germanic *widuz. Cognate with Swedish ved, Old English wudu (English wood) and Old High German witu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋeː/

Noun

ved

ved m (definite singular veden, uncountable)

  1. firewood (pieces gathered to make fire)
    Jeg har nok ved for hele vinteren.
    I have enough firewood for the entire winter.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse við and viðr (compare the prefix veder-), from Proto-Germanic *wiþr- (against). Cognates include Danish ved, Swedish vid, and English with.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋeː/

Preposition

ved

  1. at, by, near, on (near or next to)
    Huset ligg ved vegen.
    The house is situated by the road.
  2. by (involving/using the means of). Followed by a noun or by the infinitive with å
    Eg kryssa elva ved å symja.
    I crossed the river by swimming.

Etymology 2

From Old Norse viðr, from Proto-Germanic *widuz. Cognate with Swedish ved, Old English wudu (English wood) and Old High German witu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋeː/

Noun

ved

ved m (definite singular veden, uncountable)

  1. firewood (pieces gathered to make fire)
    Eg har nok ved for heile vinteren.
    I have enough firewood for the entire winter.

Spanish

Verb

ved

  1. Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of ver.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse viðr, from Proto-Germanic *widuz.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eːd

Noun

ved c (uncountable)

  1. firewood
  2. wood (the material of the inner parts of the trunk and branches of a tree)

Declension

Derived terms

  • brasved
  • förveda
  • vedaktig