character

character
'kærəktə 1. noun
1) (the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type: You can tell a man's character from his handwriting; Publicity of this character is not good for the firm.) (egen)art, natur, karakter
2) (a set of qualities that are considered admirable in some way: He showed great character in dealing with the danger.) karakterstyrke
3) (reputation: They tried to damage his character.) rykte, ry, navn
4) (a person in a play, novel etc: Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare's `Hamlet'.) figur, skikkelse, person; rolle
5) (an odd or amusing person: This fellow's quite a character!) original
6) (a letter used in typing etc: Some characters on this typewriter are broken.) (skrift)tegn
2. noun
(a typical quality: It is one of his characteristics to be obstinate.) karakteregenskap, trekk, kjennetegn
- characterize
- characterise
- characterization
- characterisation
karakter
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person
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rolle
subst. \/ˈkærəktə\/
1) karakter, natur, egenart, særpreg, beskaffenhet, egenskap, lynne
2) (sterk) karakter, viljestyrke
he has a firm character
han er karakterfast
3) anseelse, rykte, ry, skussmål, vitnemål
he gained the character of a miser
han fikk ord på seg for å være gjerrig
4) stilling
5) personlighet, person, original, pussig skrue
6) oppdiktet person, figur, rolle, skikkelse
7) (litteratur) karakterskildring
8) (naturvitenskap) merke, tegn, kjennetegn
9) skrifttegn, bokstav, tegn
Chinese characters
kinesiske skrifttegn
Greek characters
greske bokstaver
10) (EDB) tegn, bokstav, siffer
11) bokstaver, skrift, håndskrift
act out of character gå ut av rollen, falle ut av rollen
character for rykte for, ord på seg for
she has an excellent character for honesty
hun har et godt rykte på seg når det gjelder ærlighet
in character typisk, karakteristisk, helt naturlig (teater) i kostyme i karakterskildring
the book was weak in character
karakterskildringene i boken var dårlige
in the character as\/of i egenskap av
be out of character være upassende for rollen, falle utenfor, være malplassert, være utypisk
a person of character en person med sterk personlighet, en person med karakterstyrke
be quite a character være litt av en skrue

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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