någon

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Etymology[edit]

Old Norse nǫkkurr, from Proto-Norse ne-wait-ek-hwarjar (literally, "not-know-I-who"). Compare Norwegian Nynorsk nokon, Danish nogen, Faroese nakar, Icelandic nokkur, Norwegian Bokmål noen.

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Pronoun[edit]

någon c (neuter något, plural några, contraction nån)

  1. any, some, anybody, somebody, anyone, someone, anything, something
    någon annan stans
    somewhere else
    någon över huvud taget, någon alls
    anyone at all

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