einn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse einn, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos. Compare Faroese and Norwegian Nynorsk ein, Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian Bokmål en.

Numeral[edit]

einn m, ein f, eitt n

  1. one; the cardinal number after núll and before tveir.
  2. accusative masculine singular form of einn

Declension[edit]

Numerals
singular plural
masculine feminine neuter masculine feminine neuter
nominative einn ein eitt einir einar ein
accusative einn eina eitt eina einar ein
dative einum einni einu einum einum einum
genitive eins einnar eins einna einna einna


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Adjective[edit]

einn

  1. alone

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ainaz, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos.
Compare Old Saxon en, Old English an, Old Frisian en, Old High German ein, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 (ains).

Numeral[edit]

einn

  1. (cardinal) one

Pronoun[edit]

einn

  1. one

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian:
    • Nynorsk: ein
    • Bokmål: en
  • Swedish: en

References[edit]

  • Entry "einn" on page 108 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).