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Etymology

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch or Low Saxon appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

Noun

appelsin c (singular indefinite en appelsin, singular definite appelsinen, plural indefinite appelsiner, plural definite appelsinene)

  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis
    Vil du have en appelsin?
    Want an orange?

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Norwegian Bokmål

appelsin

Etymology

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch or Low Saxon appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

Noun

appelsin m.

  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis
    Her, ta deg en appelsin, yndlingsfrukten min.
    Here, take an orange, my favourite fruit.

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch or Low Saxon appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

Noun

appelsin m. (definite singular appelsinen; indefinite plural appelsinar; definite plural appelsinane)


  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis
    Her, ta deg ein appelsin, yndlingsfrukta mi.
    Here, take an orange, my favourite fruit.

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