agn

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

Noun[edit]

agn c (singular definite agnen, plural indefinite agne)

  1. bait

Declension[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

Noun[edit]

agn n (genitive singular agns, plural øgn)

  1. bait

Declension[edit]

Declension of agn
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative {{{1}}}agn {{{1}}}agnið {{{1}}}øgn {{{1}}}øgnini
accusative {{{1}}}agn {{{1}}}agnið {{{1}}}øgn {{{1}}}øgnini
dative {{{1}}}agni {{{1}}}agninum {{{1}}}øgnum {{{1}}}øgnunum
genitive {{{1}}}agns {{{1}}}agnsins {{{1}}}agna {{{1}}}agnanna

Synonyms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agn n (genitive singular agns, nominative plural ögn)

  1. bait

Further reading[edit]

  • Kroonen, Guus (2013) , “agana-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 3

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

agn

  1. plural of ann

Lombard[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agn

  1. plural of ann

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

Noun[edit]

agn n (definite singular agnet, indefinite plural agn, definite plural agna or agnene)

  1. bait

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse agn.

Noun[edit]

agn n (definite singular agnet, indefinite plural agn, definite plural agna)

  1. (countable and uncountable) bait

Etymology 2[edit]

From earlier ogn and Old Norse ǫgn (plural agnir), from Proto-Germanic *aganō, *ahanō.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

agn f (definite singular agna, indefinite plural agner, definite plural agnene)

  1. husk
  2. (plural only) chaff

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

Noun[edit]

agn n (genitive agns, plural ǫgn)

  1. bait

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: agn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: agn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: agn
  • Swedish: agn

References[edit]

  • agn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse agn, from Proto-Germanic *agana- (bait), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱH-ono-, same source as Sanskrit अश्नाति (aśnāti, to eat), Sanskrit अशन (aśana, eating), Ancient Greek ἄκολος (ákolos, morsel).

Noun[edit]

agn c

  1. (rare) lure; food set up to attract an animal
Declension[edit]
Declension of agn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative agn agnet agn agnen
Genitive agns agnets agns agnens

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ǫgn, from Proto-Germanic *ahanō.

Noun[edit]

agn c

  1. husk
  2. (plural only) chaff
Declension[edit]
Declension of agn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative agn agnen agnar agnarna
Genitive agns agnens agnars agnarnas