IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gengi n (genitive singular gengis, nominative plural gengi)

  1. success, prosperity
  2. (economics) exchange rate
  3. team, squad, company
  4. gang (criminal group)

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Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰengʰ- (to walk, step). Same origin as Old Norse ganga.

NounEdit

gengi n (genitive gengis)

  1. luck, success
  2. help, support
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

gengi

  1. weak masculine nominative singular of gengr

VerbEdit

gengi

  1. third-person singular/plural past subjunctive active of ganga