'ori‹in 1. noun
(the place or point from which anything first comes; the cause: the origin(s) of the English language; the origin of the disagreement.) opphav, kilde, opprinnelse
2. noun
1) (the earliest version: This is the original - all the others are copies.) original
2) (a model from which a painting etc is made: She is the original of the famous portrait.) original, modell
- originally
- originate
- origins
subst. \/ˈɒrɪdʒɪn\/
1) (geografisk tilhørighet) opprinnelse, opphav, tilblivelse
his country of origin is Sweden
hans fødeland er Sverige
my place of origin is Oslo
mitt hjemsted er Oslo\/jeg er opprinnelig fra Oslo
2) (familie) herkomst, opprinnelse, bakgrunn, avstamning, opphav (spøkefullt)
he was of humble origin
han kom fra små kår
3) (om utgangspunkt) kilde, opphav, tilblivelse, opprinnelse, begynnelse
4) (anatomi, om muskel) utspring
in\/by origin av opprinnelse, av opphav
the origin of opprinnelsen til
origin of coordinates (matematikk) origo
the origin of species artenes opprinnelse
origins opprinnelse, herkomst, opphav, tilblivelse, utgangspunkt, kilde
what are his origins?
hvor er han fra?, hvor kommer han fra?
take\/derive\/have one's origin from\/in ha sitt utspring i, ha sin opprinnelse i, ha sitt opphav i, utgå fra

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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