engelsk

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛnɡəlsk/, [ˈɛŋˀəlsɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

engelsk n (singular definite engelsken)

  1. English (the language)

Adjective[edit]

engelsk c, n (definite and plural engelske)

  1. English (of or pertaining to the English language; of or pertaining to England)
  2. British

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

Adjective[edit]

(masculine engelsk; feminine engelsk; neuter engelsk; plural engelske; comparative mer engelsk; superlative mest engelsk)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudenter i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

Noun[edit]

engelsk m (definite singular engelsken; uncountable) or engelsk n (definite singular engelsket; uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakker du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Hvilken karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikke komme, jeg må gjøre ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
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References[edit]

  • engelsk” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “engelsk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

Adjective[edit]

engelsk (indefinite singular engelsk, definite singular and plural engelske, comparative engelskare, indefinite superlative engelskast, definite superlative engelskaste)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudentar i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

Noun[edit]

engelsk m (definite singular engelsken, uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakkar du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Kva for slags karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikkje komme, eg må gjere ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
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Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • engelsk” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “engelsk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

engelsk

  1. English; of or pertaining to England. Commonly used instead of brittisk (of or pertaining to Great Britain).

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