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See also: ikke, ikkje, and ikki

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ekki (uncountable)

  1. The hard timber of the tree Lophira alata.

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ekki, from Proto-Germanic *inkô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ekki m (genitive singular ekka, uncountable)

  1. (archaic) sorrow, sadness

DeclensionEdit

m1s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative ekki ekkin
Accusative ekka ekkan
Dative ekka ekkanum
Genitive ekka ekkans

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ekki (nothing), from eitt (neuter of einn (one)) + negative suffix -gi, -ki.

AdverbEdit

ekki

  1. not
    Ég er ekki Kira!
    I'm not Kira!
    Ég fer ekki í dag vegna þess að ég fann ekki vegabréfið mitt.
    I'm not leaving today because I didn't find my passport.
  2. don't
    Ekki fara!
    Don't go!
SynonymsEdit
  • (not): ei (dated), eigi (dated)
Derived termsEdit
PronounEdit

ekki

  1. (obsolete except in set phrases) nothing
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ekki, from Proto-Germanic *inkô.

NounEdit

ekki m (genitive singular ekka, nominative plural ekkar)

  1. sob, sobbing
  2. (archaic) sorrow, sadness
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From eitt (one (neuter)) + negative suffix -gi, -ki.

PronounEdit

ekki (dative einugi, genitive einski)

  1. nothing

AdverbEdit

ekki

  1. not

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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