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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

enig

  1. united
  2. unanimous

InflectionEdit

Inflection of enig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular enig 2
Neuter singular enigt 2
Plural enige 2
Definite attributive1 enige
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːnəx/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch ênich, from Old Dutch ēnig, from Proto-Germanic *ainagaz.

DeterminerEdit

enig

  1. some
    Enige voorzichtigheid wordt wel op prijs gesteld.
    Some caution is appreciated.
    Hij heeft enige dingen laten zien.
    He showed some things.
  2. any
    Heb je enig idee wat dat is?
    Do you have any idea what that is?
InflectionEdit
Inflection of enig
uninflected enig
inflected enige
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. enige
n. sing. enig
plural enige
definite enige
partitive
SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

enig (not comparable)

  1. only, single
    Dat was zijn enige kans.
    That was his only chance.
Usage notesEdit

The superlative form enigst(e) is commonly used, but people may see it as wrong. The form is the grammatically correct superlative, but the use of it is not part of the standard language. See http://taaladvies.net/taal/advies/vraag/262/ (in Dutch) for more information.

InflectionEdit
Inflection of enig
uninflected enig
inflected enige
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. enige
n. sing. enig
plural enige
definite enige
partitive
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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AdjectiveEdit

enig (comparative eniger, superlative enigst)

  1. cute, nice, adorable
InflectionEdit
Inflection of enig
uninflected enig
inflected enige
comparative eniger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial enig eniger het enigst
het enigste
indefinite m./f. sing. enige enigere enigste
n. sing. enig eniger enigste
plural enige enigere enigste
definite enige enigere enigste
partitive enigs enigers

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German einig

AdjectiveEdit

enig (neuter singular enig, definite singular and plural enige)

  1. agreed, in agreement
    jeg er enigI agree

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ainagaz, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz (one). Akin to Old Frisian enich, Old Saxon ēnig, Old Norse einigr.

DeterminerEdit

ēniġ (Kent)

  1. any
  2. anyone

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ainagaz. Equivalent to ēn +‎ -ig.

AdjectiveEdit

ēnig

  1. any
    • Genesis, verse 67
      that ik hier ni mag ēniga huīla libbian
      That I shouldn't live any moment
  2. anyone
    • Heliand, verse 2637
      thoh uui hēr te meti habdin garu im te geƀanne sō uui mahtin fargelden mēst tueho uuāri is noh than that iro ēnig thar ēnes gināmi
      Though we had food that we should buy to give him. The most doubt is still there that anyone once felt

DeclensionEdit