See also: lögn and løgn

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse logn, lygn, from Proto-Germanic *lugnijaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (bright), referring to shining water. Germanic cognates include English lown, Danish lyn (lightning), Swedish lugn (calm water).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

logn f (genitive singular lognar, uncountable)

  1. (nautical, meteorology) calm

DeclensionEdit

Declension of logn (singular only)
f2s singular
indefinite definite
nominative logn lognin
accusative logn lognina
dative logn lognini
genitive lognar lognarinnar
  • Note the alternative genitive form logns

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse logn lygn, from Proto-Germanic *lugnijaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (bright), referring to shining water. Germanic cognates include English lown, Danish lyn (lightning), Swedish lugn (calm water).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɔkn/ (
    (file)
    )
    Rhymes: -ɔkn

NounEdit

logn n (genitive singular logns, nominative plural logn)

  1. (nautical, meteorology) calm

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse logn, lygn. Doublet of lun. Cognate with Icelandic logn, Faroese logn, and English logn.

NounEdit

logn f or m (definite singular logna or lognen, indefinite plural logner, definite plural lognene)

  1. (nautical, meteorology) calm

AdjectiveEdit

logn (masculine and feminine logn, neuter lognt, definite singular and plural logne)

  1. (nautical, meteorology) calm

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse logn, lygn. Doublet of lun. Cognate with Icelandic logn, Faroese logn, and English logn.

NounEdit

logn f (definite singular logna, indefinite plural logner, definite plural lognene)

  1. (nautical, meteorology) calm

AdjectiveEdit

logn (masculine and feminine logn, neuter lognt, definite singular and plural logne, comparative lognare, indefinite superlative lognast, definite superlative lognaste)

  1. (nautical, meteorology) calm

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

logn

  1. imperative of logna and logne

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lugnijaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (bright), referring to shining water. Germanic cognates include English lown, Danish lyn (lightning), Swedish lugn (calm water).

NounEdit

logn n (genitive logns)

  1. calm

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: logn n
  • Faroese: logn f
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: logn f
  • Norwegian Bokmål: logn m or f

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