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DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse konungr (king), from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz (king).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔnɡə/, [ˈkʰʌŋə]

NounEdit

konge c (singular definite kongen, plural indefinite konger)

  1. king (monarch)
  2. (chess) king
  3. (card games) king

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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikker (skak + brikker) (layout · text)
           
konge dronning tårn løber springer bonde
Playing cards in Danish · kort, spillekort (layout · text)
             
es toer treer firer femmer sekser syver
             
otter nier tier knægt, bonde dame, dronning konge joker

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse konungr and kongr, from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz (king).

AdjectiveEdit

konge (indeclinable)

  1. (slang) fantastic, great
    Helt konge!
(That's) brilliant!

NounEdit

konge m (definite singular kongen, indefinite plural konger, definite plural kongene)

  1. king
    1. a male monarch
    2. a playing piece in chess
    3. a playing card with the image of a king on it

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse konungr and kongr. Akin to English king.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

konge (indeclinable)

  1. (slang) fantastic, great
    Heilt konge!
(That's) brilliant!

NounEdit

konge m (definite singular kongen, indefinite plural kongar, definite plural kongane)

  1. king
    1. a male monarch
    2. a playing piece in chess
    3. a playing card with the image of a king on it

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit