Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse eigna (to give something over). The adjective is from the past participle of the verb. Related to eiga (to own) and eigen ((one's) own).

VerbEdit

eigna (present tense eignar, past tense eigna, past participle eigna, passive infinitive eignast, present participle eignande, imperative eign)

  1. (reflexive) to fit, to be suitable, useful
  2. (in expressions) to achieve, receive
Alternative formsEdit
  • eigne (e- and split infinitives)
Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eigna (singular and plural eigna)

  1. fit, suitable
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

eigna f

  1. definite singular of eign

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