See also: denną

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

denna

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of denny

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish þænni, from Old Norse þessi, sjá, (runic: ᛋᛅᛋᛁ = sāsi), from the demonstrative pronoun + an intensive suffix -si. The form denna is specifically from the Old Norse masculine accusative form þenna.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

DeterminerEdit

denna c (neuter detta, masculine denne, plural dessa)

  1. this, that (depending on context).
    Dessa skrifter är heliga!
    These writings are sacred.
    Varför detta ständiga gräl?
    Why this neverending fighting?

Usage notesEdit

The standard has been that denna or its inflected forms are followed by a noun in the indefinite forms but in certain dialects such as parts of Scania it is common to have a noun in the definite form as in den där and den här.

PronounEdit

denna c (neuter detta, plural dessa)

  1. this one, this (if not followed by a noun, in neuter), that one, that (if not followed by a noun, in neuter) (depending on context).
    Vad är detta?
    What is this?
    Jag vill ha denna!
    I want this one!

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WestrobothnianEdit

AdverbEdit

denna

  1. Alternative form of dänna