almen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse almennr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /almeːn/, [ˈalˌmeːˀn]

Adjective[edit]

almen

  1. common
  2. public
  3. general
  4. universal

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of almen
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular almen 2
Neuter singular alment 2
Plural almene 2
Definite attributive1 almene
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.

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Italian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

almen

  1. Apocopic form of almeno

Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse almennr, influenced by German allgemein (common to all) (gemein)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

almen

  1. which applies to all
    almen stemmerett
    voting rights for all
    almen verneplikt
    involuntary military service (conscription) for all
  2. public
    Saken har almen interesse.
    The general public is interested in the matter.
    et alment gode
    a benefit that is available to the public
  3. common, ordinary, general
    Det er en vanlig oppfatning.
    That is a common conception.
    Han kom med noen almene betraktninger
    He gave some general perceptions.
  4. universal
    almene sannheter
    general truths
    en hellig, almen kirke
    a holy, universal church

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Compounds[edit]

Adverb[edit]

almen

  1. generally
    Det er alment kjent.
    It is generally (well) known.

Usage notes[edit]

This word is only used in Norwegian Riksmål.

References[edit]

  • almen” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

almen

  1. Definite singular of alm

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlmɛn/, /ˈɑlmən/

Noun[edit]

almen m

  1. definite singular of alm

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

almen

  1. definite singular of alm