DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German iverich. Cognate with German eifrig.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ivrig

  1. eager
  2. keen
  3. zealous
  4. ardent
  5. assiduous

InflectionEdit

Inflection of ivrig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular ivrig ivrigere ivrigst2
Neuter singular ivrigt ivrigere ivrigst2
Plural ivrige ivrigere ivrigst2
Definite attributive1 ivrige ivrigere ivrigste
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.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

iver +‎ -ig; possibly from Middle Low German iverich via Danish

AdjectiveEdit

ivrig (neuter singular ivrig, definite singular and plural ivrige, comparative ivrigere, indefinite superlative ivrigst, definite superlative ivrigste)

  1. avid, ardent, eager, keen, zealous

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

iver +‎ -ig; possibly from Middle Low German iverich via Danish

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ivrig (neuter singular ivrig, definite singular and plural ivrige, comparative ivrigare, indefinite superlative ivrigast, definite superlative ivrigaste)

  1. avid, ardent, eager, keen, zealous

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

iver +‎ -ig.

AdjectiveEdit

ivrig (comparative ivrigare, superlative ivrigast)

  1. eager, avid, keen, ardent

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of ivrig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ivrig ivrigare ivrigast
Neuter singular ivrigt ivrigare ivrigast
Plural ivriga ivrigare ivrigast
Masculine plural3 ivrige ivrigare ivrigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 ivrige ivrigare ivrigaste
All ivriga ivrigare ivrigaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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