DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse engi, enginn, from einn (one) +‎ -gi (not).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /enɡən/, [ˈeŋŋ̩]

PronounEdit

ingen (neuter intet, plural ingen)

  1. (determiner) no
    Jeg har ingen penge.
    I have no money.
  2. (pronoun) no one, nobody, nothing, neither, none
    Ingen har set ham siden i morges.
    Noone has seen him since this morning.

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ing +‎ -en

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈiŋɡɛn]
  • Hyphenation: in‧gen

NounEdit

ingen

  1. superessive singular of ing

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse engi, enginn.

PronounEdit

ingen (feminine inga, masculine ingen, neuter intet, plural ingen)

  1. no; no one; nobody; nothing
  2. neither
  3. none

AdjectiveEdit

ingen

  1. no; not any

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse engi, enginn.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

ingen (masculine ingen, feminine inga, neuter inkje, plural ingen)

  1. no

PronounEdit

ingen (masculine ingen, feminine inga, neuter inkje, plural ingen)

  1. no one; nobody
  2. neither
  3. none

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


Old IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Primitive Irish ᚔᚅᚔᚌᚓᚅᚐ (inigena), from Proto-Celtic *enigenā, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- ‘to produce, beget’; compare Latin indigena (native) and Ancient Greek ἐγγόνη (engónē, granddaughter).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ingen f (genitive ingine)

  1. daughter
  2. maiden, virgin, young woman
InflectionEdit
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ingenL inginL ingenaH
Vocative ingenL inginL ingenaH
Accusative inginN inginL ingenaH
Genitive ingineH ingenL ingenN
Dative inginL ingenaib ingenaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-, *h₃nogʷʰ-.

Cognate with Welsh ewin, Breton ivin; and with Latin unguis, English nail, Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónux), Russian но́готь (nógotʹ), Sanskrit नख (nakhá).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ingen f (genitive ingen)

  1. nail (fingernail, toenail)
InflectionEdit
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ingenL inginL ingneaH
Vocative ingenL inginL ingneaH
Accusative inginN inginL ingneaH
Genitive ingneH ingenL ingenN
Dative inginL ingnib ingnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish ængin, from Old Norse engi, enginn, from einn (one) + -gi (privative suffix).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

DeterminerEdit

ingen (neuter inget, plural inga)

  1. no
    Jag har inga cigaretter.
    I have no cigarettes.
    Jag har ingen bil.
    I have no car.
    Inget träd kan leva av vatten allena.
    No tree can live by nothing but water.

PronounEdit

ingen (neuter inget, plural inga)

  1. no one, nobody, none
    Ingen har någonsin sprungit 100 meter på under nio sekunder!
    No one has ever run 100 meters faster than nine seconds!

Usage notesEdit

The neuter form inget is also used for inanimates, i.e. in the sense "nothing".

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