ingen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engi, enginn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iŋən/, ['eŋən]

Pronoun[edit]

ingen (neuter intet, no plural)

  1. no; no one; nobody; nothing
  2. neither
  3. none

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engi, enginn.

Pronoun[edit]

ingen

  1. no; no one; nobody; nothing
  2. neither
  3. none

Inflection[edit]

Bokmål: (feminine inga/ingen neuter ikke noe/intet, plural ingen)

Nynorsk: (feminine inga [ingi], neuter inkje, plural ingen [ingi])

References[edit]

  • “ingen” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Adjective[edit]

ingen

  1. no; not any

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Primitive Irish ᚔᚅᚔᚌᚓᚅᚐ (inigena), from Proto-Celtic *eni-genā, from Proto-Indo-European (compare Latin indigena (native), Ancient Greek ἐγγόνη (engónē, granddaughter)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ingen f (genitive ingine)

  1. daughter
  2. maiden, virgin, young woman
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ingen f

  1. Alternative form of inga.
  2. genitive singular of inga

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ingen (neuter inget, plural inga)

  1. no, no one, nobody
    Jag har inga cigaretter
    I have no cigarettes
    Jag har ingen bil
    I don't have any car
    Ingen har någonsin sprungit 100 meter på under nio sekunder!
    No one has ever run 100 meters faster than nine seconds!
    Inget träd kan leva av vatten allena
    No tree can live by nothing but water

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The neuter form inget is also used for inanimates, i.e. in the sense "nothing".

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