djup

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (of both) dyp

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*dʰewb-

From Old Norse djúpr, from Proto-Germanic *deupaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéwbus.

Adjective[edit]

djup ‎(neuter singular djupt, definite singular and plural djupe, comparative djupere, indefinite superlative djupest, definite superlative djupeste)

  1. deep (having its bottom far down)

Etymology 2[edit]

PIE root
*dʰewb-

From Old Norse djúp.

Noun[edit]

djup n ‎(definite singular djupet, indefinite plural djup, definite plural djupa or djupene)

  1. a place at a great depth
  2. depth (vertical distance below a surface)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse djúpr

Adjective[edit]

djup ‎(neuter singular djupt, definite singular and plural djupe, comparative djupare, indefinite superlative djupast, definite superlative djupaste)

  1. deep (having its bottom far down)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse djúp.

Noun[edit]

djup n ‎(definite singular djupet, indefinite plural djup, definite plural djupa)

  1. a place at a great depth
  2. depth (vertical distance below a surface)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*dʰewb-

From Old Norse djúpr, from Proto-Germanic *deupaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéwbus.

Adjective[edit]

djup

  1. deep; which has a large depth
  2. profound
  3. (about a voice) deep; low in frequency
Declension[edit]
Inflection of djup
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular djup djupare djupast
Neuter singular djupt djupare djupast
Plural djupa djupare djupast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 djupe djupare djupaste
All djupa djupare djupaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

PIE root
*dʰewb-

From Old Norse dýpð, from Proto-Germanic *diupiþō, cognate with Gothic 𐌳𐌾𐌿𐍀𐌹𐌸𐌰 ‎(djupiþa) and English depth.

Noun[edit]

djup n

  1. depth; height below a surface
  2. depth; distance between front and back
  3. depth; intensity
  4. an area of the sea which is significantly deeper than the surrounding area
Declension[edit]
Inflection of djup 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative djup djupet djup djupen
Genitive djups djupets djups djupens