See also: jég

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

jeg (plural jegs)

  1. (machinery) Alternative form of jig

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ek, Old East Norse jak, from Proto-Germanic *ek, *ik (I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂, *eǵh₂óm.

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PronounEdit

jeg (accusative mig, possessive min)

  1. (personal) I
Usage notesEdit

Frequently omitted in informal, written contexts, such as text messaging, memoranda and profiles.

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Etymology 2Edit

From the pronoun. Calque of German Ich (ego).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jeg n (singular definite jeget, plural indefinite jeger)

  1. self (an individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness)
  2. (psychology) I, ego
  3. (literature) first-person narrator
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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

jeg

  1. (Suðuroy) I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

SynonymsEdit

  • eg (standard Faroese)

IcelandicEdit

PronounEdit

jeg

  1. Archaic form of ég.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ek (Old East Norse jek). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jæɪ̯/
  • (file)
  • (Fredrikstad) IPA(key): (stressed) [jæɪ̯], (unstressed) [jæ]

PronounEdit

jeg

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Slavic origin, ultimately from Proto-Slavic *žegъ.

NounEdit

jeg n (plural jeguri)

  1. dirt, filth

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