engelsk

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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

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

engelsk ‎(neuter singular engelsk, definite singular and 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.
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Etymology 2Edit

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

NounEdit

engelsk m ‎(definite singular engelsken) or engelsk n ‎(indeclinable) (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")
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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.
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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")
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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

engelsk

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

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of engelsk
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular engelsk mer engelsk mest engelsk
Neuter singular engelskt mer engelskt mest engelskt
Plural engelska mer engelska mest engelska
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 engelske mer engelske mest engelske
All engelska mer engelska mest engelska
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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