1. preposition
1) (in a higher position than: a picture above the fireplace.) over
2) (greater than: The child's intelligence is above average.) over, bedre enn
3) (too good for: The police must be above suspicion.) hevet over
2. adverb
1) (higher up: seen from above.) lenger oppe, ovenfra
2) ((in a book etc) earlier or higher up on the page: See above.) ovenfor
- above all
the subst. \/ˌħiˡəˈbʌv\/
ovennevnte (person), det ovennevnte, det som er nevnt ovenfor
adj. \/əˈbʌv\/
ovennevnt, ovenfor nevnt
the above explanation
forklaringen over
adv. \/əˈbʌv\/
1) ovenfor nevnt, ovenfor
2) (om kvantitet) over, derover, og mer
books of 100 pages and above
as mentioned above som nevnt ovenfor
from above (overført) ovenfra, fra det høye, fra oven, fra himmelen
prep. \/əˈbʌv\/
1) over, høyere enn
2) ovenfor
3) mer enn, over
4) (overført) over, utenfor
5) (overført) fremfor, foran
he chose money above love be
above holde seg for god til, være hevet over
he is above telling a lie
han holder seg for god til å lyve
gå foran, stå over, være viktigere enn
above all fremfor alt, først og fremst ovenfor, mer enn
be above oneself være overlegen, være innbilsk
be above suspicion være hevet over (enhver) mistanke
be above someone gå over noens forstand
this book is above me
denne boken ligger for høyt for meg
from above ovenfra, fra oven
get above oneself bli innbilsk, tro at man er noe
over and above eller above and beyond dessuten, i tillegg til, foruten, ytterligere, ut over

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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