selv

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sjálfr, from Proto-Germanic *selbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *selbʰ- (one's own), from *s(w)e- (separate, apart).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

selv

  1. self, herself, himself, itself, myself, oneself, ourselves, themselves, yourself, yourselves

Adverb[edit]

selv

  1. even

Etymology 2[edit]

From the pronoun selv, after the English self.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛlv/, [sɛlˀv]

Noun[edit]

selv n (singular definite selvet, not used in plural form)

  1. self (an individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness)

See also[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjálfr, from Proto-Germanic *selbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *selbʰ- (one's own), from *s(w)e- (separate, apart).

Pronoun[edit]

selv

  1. (singular) myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself
  2. (plural) ourselves, yourselves, themselves

Derived terms[edit]