enke

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ekkja (widow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛnkə/, [ˈɛŋɡ̊ə]

Noun[edit]

enke c (singular definite enken, plural indefinite enker)

  1. widow

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ekkja (widow).

Noun[edit]

enke m, f

  1. widow (a woman whose husband has died)
  2. (printing) A single line of type that ends a paragraph, carried over to the next page or column; a widow



Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ekkja (widow).

Noun[edit]

enke f

  1. widow (a woman whose husband has died)
  2. (printing) A single line of type that ends a paragraph, carried over to the next page or column; a widow



Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

enke m (oblique plural enkes, nominative singular enkes, nominative plural enke)

  1. ink (dark liquid used for writing, etc.)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: ink (borrowed)

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