modig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mod (courage) +‎ -ig, from Old Norse móðugr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moːdi/, [ˈmoːði]

Adjective[edit]

modig (neuter modigt, definite and plural modige, comparative modigere, superlative modigst)

  1. brave, courageous

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse móðigr.

Adjective[edit]

modig

  1. brave, courageous, bold

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

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

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic *mōdago-, corresponding to mōd + -iġ. Cognate with Middle Dutch moedich (Dutch moedig), Old High German -muoti (in compounds) (German mutig), Old Norse móðugr (Swedish modig), Gothic 𐌼𐍉𐌳𐌰𐌲𐍃 (mōdags).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mōdiġ

  1. brave, courageous
  2. passionate, high-spirited

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative mōd(i)ġa mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġan nom. mōdiġ mōdiġ mōd(i)ġu mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġu, -e mōd(i)ġa, -e
accusative mōd(i)ġan mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġan acc. mōdiġne mōdiġ mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġu, -e mōd(i)ġa, -e
genitive mōd(i)ġan mōdiġra, mōd(i)ġena gen. mōd(i)ġes mōd(i)ġes mōdiġre mōdiġra
dative mōd(i)ġan mōd(i)ġum dat. mōd(i)ġum mōd(i)ġum mōdiġre mōd(i)ġum
instrumental mōd(i)ġe


Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse móðugr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

modig

  1. brave, courageous