eigen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *eigan, past participle of *eigan (to own), from Proto-Germanic *aiganą.

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eigen (not comparable)

  1. own
  2. self

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German eigan, corresponding to Proto-Germanic *aiganaz, the past participle of Proto-Germanic *aiganą. Compare Dutch eigen, English own.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʔaɪ̯ɡŋ̩], [ˈʔaɪ̯ɡən]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

eigen (not comparable)

  1. own
  2. appropriate
  3. idiosyncratic
  4. innate
  5. peculiar
  6. private
  7. proprietary

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eiginn.

Adjective[edit]

eigen m (feminine eiga, neuter eige, plural eigne)

  1. own (belonging to (determiner))
    Dei har fått seg eige hus no.
    They have gotten their own house now.
  2. special, unique
    Det er noko eige over dette.
    There is something special about this.

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