enig

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eːni/, [ˈeːni]

Adjective[edit]

enig (neuter enigt, definite and plural enige)

  1. united
  2. unanimous

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *ēnag, from Proto-Germanic *ainagaz.

Determiner[edit]

enig

  1. some
    Enige voorzichtigheid wordt wel op prijs gesteld.
    Some caution is appreciated.
    Hij heeft enige dingen laten zien.
    He showed some things.
  2. any
    Heb je enig idee wat dat is?
    Do you have any idea what that is?
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Adjective[edit]

enig (not comparable)

  1. only, single
    Dat was zijn enige kans.
    That was his only chance.
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Usage notes[edit]

The superlative form enigst(e) is commonly used, but people may see it as wrong. The form is correct, but the use of it is discouraged. See http://taaladvies.net/taal/advies/vraag/262/ (in Dutch) for more information.

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Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

enig (comparative eniger, superlative enigst)

  1. cute, nice, adorable
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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ainagaz, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz (one). Akin to Old Frisian enich, Old English æniġ, Old Norse einigr

Adjective[edit]

ēnig

  1. any
    • that ik hier ni mag ēniga huīla libbian
      That I shouldn't live any moment
      (Genesis, verse 67)
  2. anyone
    • thoh uui hēr te meti habdin garu im te geƀanne sō uui mahtin fargelden mēst tueho uuāri is noh than that iro ēnig thar ēnes gināmi
      Though we had food that we should buy to give him. The most doubt is still there that anyone once felt
      (Heliand, verse 2637)

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