Old English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *regnag, *rignīg, from Proto-Germanic *regnagaz. Equivalent to reġn +‎ -iġ.

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Adjective

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reġniġ

  1. rainy

Declension

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Descendants

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  • Middle English: reyny, rayne, raynee, rayny, reiny, reyni
    • English: rainy
    • Scots: rainy

Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Swedish räghnogher, reghnogher, from Old Norse *regnugr, from Proto-Germanic *regnagaz (rainy), equivalent to regn +‎ -ig.

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Adjective

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regnig (comparative regnigare, superlative regnigast)

  1. rainy

Inflection

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Inflection of regnig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular regnig regnigare regnigast
Neuter singular regnigt regnigare regnigast
Plural regniga regnigare regnigast
Masculine plural3 regnige regnigare regnigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 regnige regnigare regnigaste
All regniga regnigare regnigaste
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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