lunken

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish ljunken, from Old Norse *ljumka, *lumka (to warm), from Proto-Germanic *hlēwanōną (to make warm), *hleumaz, *hlūmaz (warm), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱal(w)e-, *ḱel(w)e-, *k(')lēw- (warm, hot). Cognate with Old Swedish lionkin (lukewarm), Old Swedish liumber (warm, mild, tepid), Swedish dialectal lumma (to be hot), Old Saxon halōian (to burn). See lukewarm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lonɡkən/, [ˈlɔŋɡ̊ən]

Adjective[edit]

lunken (neuter lunkent, definite and plural lunkne)

  1. lukewarm, tepid
  2. half-hearted

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb lunke

Adjective[edit]

lunken (neuter singular lunkent, definite singular and plural lunkne)

  1. lukewarm, tepid

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb lunke

Adjective[edit]

lunken (neuter singular lunke or lunkent, definite singular and plural lunkne)

  1. lukewarm, tepid

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