ekki

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See also: ikke, ikkje, and ikki

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ekki (nothing), from eitt (neuter of einn (one)) + negative suffix -gi, -ki.

Adverb[edit]

ekki

  1. not
    Ég er ekki Kira!
    I'm not Kira!
    Ég fer ekki í dag vegna þess að ég fann ekki vegabréfið mitt.
    I'm not leaving today because I didn't find my passport.
  2. don't
    Ekki fara!
    Don't go!
Synonyms[edit]
  • (not): ei (dated), eigi (dated)
Derived terms[edit]
Pronoun[edit]

ekki

  1. (obsolete except in set phrases) nothing
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ekki, from Proto-Germanic *inkô.

Noun[edit]

ekki m (genitive singular ekka, nominative plural ekkar)

  1. sob, sobbing
  2. (archaic) sorrow, sadness
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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eitt (one (neuter)) + negative suffix -gi, -ki.

Pronoun[edit]

ekki (dative einugi, genitive einski)

  1. nothing

Adverb[edit]

ekki

  1. not

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