See also: Feig

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faɪ̯k/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /faɪ̯ç/ (northern and central Germany; but rare since feige is preferred)
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AdjectiveEdit

feig (strong nominative masculine singular feiger, comparative feiger, superlative am feigsten)

  1. (colloquial, poetic) Alternative form of feige

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • feig” in Duden online
  • feig” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse feigr, from Proto-Germanic *faigijaz. Cognates include Icelandic and Faroese feigur, Swedish feg, Danish fej, German feige, Dutch veeg and English fey.

AdjectiveEdit

feig (neuter feigt, definite singular and plural feige, comparative feigare, indefinite superlative feigast, definite superlative feigaste)

  1. cowardly, not brave
  2. (archaic or poetic) fey; doomed, about to die
  3. (archaic or poetic) fey; dying

Derived termsEdit

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