åben

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse opinn, opit (open), from Proto-Germanic *upanaz. Compare Norwegian open, åpen, Icelandic opinn, Swedish öppen, Dutch open, Low German apen, open, German offen, West Frisian iepen, English open.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔːbən/, [ˈɔːb̥m̩]

Adjective[edit]

åben

  1. open
  2. frank, candid

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of åben
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular åben 2
Neuter singular åbent 2
Plural åbne 2
Definite attributive1 åbne
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Derived terms[edit]