jævn

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jɛvn/, [jɛwˀn]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse jafn, from Proto-Germanic *ebnaz (even, level). Compare Swedish jämn, Norwegian jevn, jamn, Icelandic jafn, English even, Low German even, effen, Dutch even, effen, German eben.

Adjective[edit]

jævn (neuter jævnt, definite and plural jævne, comparative jævnere, superlative jævnest)

  1. even, level
  2. smooth (food or drink: not grainy; having an even texture)
  3. thick (having a viscous consistency)
  4. steady
  5. even, regular
  6. plain, simple
  7. mediocre
  8. moderate

Etymology 2[edit]

See jævne (to level, smooth, thicken).

Verb[edit]

jævn

  1. Imperative of jævne.