adjø

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French adieu, from à Dieu (to God), in the sense "may God be with you." Same origin as Swedish adjö and Norwegian adjø. Compare Spanish adiós, Catalan adéu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /adjø/, [aˈd̥jø]

Interjection[edit]

adjø

  1. goodbye, farewell
    Jeg blir desværre nødt til at gå nu", sagde hun,- adjø. (from Månen over Bella Bio by Bjarne Reuter)
    Unfortunately, I must go now", she said,- farewell.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun use of the identical interjection.

Noun[edit]

adjø n (definite singular adjøet, indefinite plural adjø or adjøer, definite plural adjøa or adjøene)

  1. an adieu, a farewell, a goodbye
    Med et siste adjø dro hun.
    With a final farewell, she left.
    De utvekslet et hastig adjø.
    They exchanged a quick goodbye.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French adieu, from à Dieu, "to God", in the sense "may God be with you." Same origin as Swedish adjö and Danish adjøs and adjø. Compare Spanish adiós.

Interjection[edit]

adjø

  1. goodbye, farewell
    Adjø, da!
    Goodbye then!
    Adjø så lenge.
    Farewell for now.
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • adjø” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “adjoe” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun use of the identical interjection.

Noun[edit]

adjø

  1. an adieu, a farewell, a goodbye
    Med eit siste adjø drog ho.
    With a final farewell, she left.
    Dei utveksla eit hastig adjø.
    They exchanged a quick goodbye.
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Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French adieu, from à Dieu, "to God", in the sense "may God be with you." Same origin as Swedish adjö and Danish adjø. Compare Spanish adiós.

Interjection[edit]

adjø

  1. goodbye, farewell
    Adjø, då!
    Goodbye then!
    Adjø så lenge.
    Farewell for now.
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • adjø” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “adjoe” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.