nøgen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷo- (naked, bare). Cognate with Swedish and Norwegian naken, Icelandic nakinn, English naked, West Frisian neaken, Low German naakd, Dutch naakt, German nackt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nøjən/, [ˈnʌjən]

Adjective[edit]

nøgen (neuter nøgent, definite and plural nøgne)

  1. naked, nude

Derived terms[edit]