Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

DanishEdit

AdverbEdit

igjen

  1. Obsolete spelling of igen

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse í gegn ("against"), from í ("in, on") and gegn ("straight, direct"). Compare Old English gegn and ongean (the origin of "again"); English again, Danish igen and German gegen.

AdverbEdit

igjen

  1. again (not last time)
    Vi sees vel snart igjen?
    We'll see each other again, right?
    Æsj, nå må jeg gjøre det igjen.
    Bah, now I have to do it again.
  2. back
    Ta det med ro, du skal få igjen pengene dine.
    Calm down, you'll get your money back.
  3. remaining, left
    Jeg har bare to kjeks igjen.
    I only have two cookies left.
  4. to be shut, closed
    Lukk igjen døren!Close the door!
    Klapp igjen!Shut up!
  5. in turn
    Hun sa det til læreren, som igjen sa det til rektor.
    She told her teacher, who in turn told the Principal.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Å ta igjen = to get even, retaliate, catch up (with), fight back
  • Igjen og igjen = again and again, over and over again
  • Om igjen = over again (one more time)
  • Kom igjen! = come on!

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse í gegn ("against"), from í ("in, on") and gegn ("straight, direct").

AdverbEdit

igjen

  1. again (not last time)
  2. back
  3. remaining, left
  4. to be shut, closed
  5. in turn

ReferencesEdit