engelsk

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛnɡəlsk/, [ˈɛŋˀəlsɡ̊]

NounEdit

engelsk n (singular definite engelsken)

  1. English (the language)

AdjectiveEdit

engelsk c, n (definite and plural engelske)

  1. English (of or pertaining to the English language; of or pertaining to England)
  2. British

SynonymsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

AdjectiveEdit

(masculine engelsk; feminine engelsk; neuter engelsk; plural engelske; comparative mer engelsk; superlative mest engelsk)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudenter i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
Derived termsEdit
  • Den engelske kanal
  • engelsk syke
  • engelsk horn
  • engelsk mil
  • engelsk salt
  • engelsk setter
  • engelsk mynde
See alsoEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

NounEdit

engelsk m (definite singular engelsken; uncountable) or engelsk n (definite singular engelsket; uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakker du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Hvilken karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikke komme, jeg må gjøre ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
See alsoEdit
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • engelsk” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “engelsk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

AdjectiveEdit

engelsk (indefinite singular engelsk, definite singular and plural engelske, comparative engelskare, indefinite superlative engelskast, definite superlative engelskaste)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudentar i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
Derived termsEdit
  • Den engelske kanalen
  • engelsk sjuke/engelsk sykje
  • engelsk horn
  • engelsk mil
  • engelsk salt
  • engelsk setter
  • engelsk mynde
See alsoEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

NounEdit

engelsk m (definite singular engelsken, uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakkar du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Kva for slags karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikkje komme, eg må gjere ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
See alsoEdit
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • engelsk” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “engelsk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

engelsk

  1. English; of or pertaining to England. Commonly used instead of brittisk (of or pertaining to Great Britain).

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 20:33