See also: AGN

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

NounEdit

agn c (singular definite agnen, plural indefinite agne)

  1. bait

DeclensionEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

NounEdit

agn n (genitive singular agns, plural øgn)

  1. bait

DeclensionEdit

Declension of agn
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative {{{1}}}agn {{{1}}}agnið {{{1}}}øgn {{{1}}}øgnini
accusative {{{1}}}agn {{{1}}}agnið {{{1}}}øgn {{{1}}}øgnini
dative {{{1}}}agni {{{1}}}agninum {{{1}}}øgnum {{{1}}}øgnunum
genitive {{{1}}}agns {{{1}}}agnsins {{{1}}}agna {{{1}}}agnanna

SynonymsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agn n (genitive singular agns, nominative plural ögn)

  1. bait

Further readingEdit

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “agana-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 3

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


LadinEdit

NounEdit

agn

  1. plural of ann

LombardEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agn

  1. plural of ann

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

NounEdit

agn n (definite singular agnet, indefinite plural agn, definite plural agna or agnene)

  1. bait

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse agn.

NounEdit

agn n (definite singular agnet, indefinite plural agn, definite plural agna)

  1. bait

Etymology 2Edit

From earlier ogn and Old Norse ǫgn (plural agnir).

NounEdit

agn f (definite singular agna, indefinite plural agner, definite plural agnene)

  1. husk
  2. (plural only) chaff

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

agn n (genitive agns, plural ǫgn)

  1. bait

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: agn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: agn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: agn
  • Swedish: agn

ReferencesEdit

  • agn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

NounEdit

agn c

  1. (rare) lure; food set up to attract an animal
DeclensionEdit
Declension of agn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative agn agnet agn agnen
Genitive agns agnets agns agnens

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ǫgn, from Proto-Germanic *ahanō.

NounEdit

agn c

  1. husk
  2. (plural only) chaff
DeclensionEdit
Declension of agn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative agn agnen agnar agnarna
Genitive agns agnens agnars agnarnas