See also: Pigg, PIgG, and pIgG

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

pigg (plural piggs)

  1. A piggin.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pigg in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse pík f

NounEdit

pigg m (definite singular piggen, indefinite plural pigger, definite plural piggene)

  1. a spike
  2. a stud (e.g. on a studded tyre)
  3. a spine or quill (on an animal)
  4. a barb (on barbed wire)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse pík f

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pigg m (definite singular piggen, indefinite plural piggar, definite plural piggane)

  1. a spike
  2. a stud (e.g. on a studded tyre)
  3. a spine or quill (on an animal)
  4. a barb (on barbed wire)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piɡː/
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Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

pigg (comparative piggare, superlative piggast)

  1. lively, spirited
    Synonyms: livfull, frejdig
  2. alert, sharp
    Synonyms: alert, vaken, livlig
  3. dapper, peppy

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of pigg
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular pigg piggare piggast
Neuter singular piggt piggare piggast
Plural pigga piggare piggast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 pigge piggare piggaste
All pigga piggare piggaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse pík f

NounEdit

pigg c

  1. a spike
  2. a spine or quill (on an animal)
  3. a tooth (on a gear)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of pigg 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pigg piggen piggar piggarna
Genitive piggs piggens piggars piggarnas