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Eg

English

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Adverb

eg (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of e.g.

Anagrams


Acehnese

Verb

eg

  1. to sleep

References


Afrikaans

Etymology 1

From Dutch eg.

Noun

eg (plural êe or egge)

  1. (agriculture) harrow
Synonyms

Etymology 2

From Dutch eggen.

Alternative forms

Verb

eg (present eg, present participle eggende, past participle geëg)

  1. to harrow; to work the land with a harrow

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Indo-European *h?ey?- ("oak").

Pronunciation

Noun

eg c (singular definite egen, plural indefinite ege)

  1. oak, oak tree (tree or wood)

Inflection

Synonyms

Further reading


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?x/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: eg
  • Rhymes: -?x

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch egge.

Noun

eg f (plural eggen, diminutive egje n)

  1. harrow
Alternative forms
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: eg, ê

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

eg

  1. first-person singular present indicative of eggen
  2. imperative of eggen

Anagrams


Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek (whence also Old English i?, Old High German ih), from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

eg (plural vit, possessive adjectives mín, mítt)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)
    Eg eti døgurða.
    I am eating dinner.

Declension

Synonyms

  • jeg (Suðuroy dialect)

References

  • í Skála, Anfinnur; Mikkelsen, Jonhard (2007), "eg", in Føroysk-ensk orðabók. Faroese-English Dictionary, Vestmanna: Sprotin



Icelandic

Alternative forms

  • ek (very archaic)
  • ég (modern)

Etymology

From older Icelandic ek, from Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?. Compare with Faroese eg, Norn eg and Norwegian Nynorsk eg.

Pronoun

eg

  1. (poetic, archaic) I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

See also


Jamaican Creole

Etymology

From English egg.

Noun

eg

  1. egg

Norn

Etymology

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?.

Pronoun

eg

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?. Akin to English I.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

eg (accusative meg)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

See also

References

  • "eg" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Pronunciation

Noun

 f

  1. Alternative form of ?e?

Pumpokol

Etymology

From Proto-Yeniseian *?es. Compare Kott , Arin es, e?. Also from the same root is Pumpokol e? ("sky").

Noun

eg

  1. God

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