eg

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English[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

eg (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of e.g.

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Acehnese[edit]

Verb[edit]

eg

  1. to sleep

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch echt.

Adjective[edit]

eg (attributive egte, comparative egter, superlative egste)

  1. real

Adverb[edit]

eg

  1. Emphasizes the authenticity of the modified adjective
    Potjiekos is 'n verwysing na 'n eg Suid-Afrikaanse kooktegniek

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch eg.

Noun[edit]

eg (plural êe or egge)

  1. (agriculture) harrow
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Dutch eggen.

Verb[edit]

eg (present eg, present participle eggende, past participle geëg)

  1. to harrow; to work the land with a harrow
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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eik, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

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Noun[edit]

eg c (singular definite egen, plural indefinite ege)

  1. oak, oak tree (tree or wood)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: eg
  • Rhymes: -ɛx

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch egge, ultimately from the root of egge (corner, edge), similar to German eggen (to harrow).

Noun[edit]

eg f (plural eggen, diminutive egje n)

  1. harrow
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: eg, ê

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

eg

  1. first-person singular present indicative of eggen
  2. imperative of eggen

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek (whence also Old English , Old High German ih), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eg (plural vit, possessive adjectives mín, mítt)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)
    Eg eti døgurða.
    I am eating dinner.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • jeg (Suðuroy dialect)

Further reading[edit]

  • "eg" at Sprotin.fo

Icelandic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ek (very archaic)
  • ég (modern)

Etymology[edit]

From older Icelandic ek, from Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare with Faroese eg, Norn eg and Norwegian Nynorsk eg.

Pronoun[edit]

eg

  1. (poetic, archaic) I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

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Jamaican Creole[edit]

Noun[edit]

eg (plural: eg dem or egs dem, quantified: eg)

  1. Alternative spelling of egg

Norn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

eg

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ek, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Akin to English I.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛː(ɡ)/, [ɛ̞ːɡ], [ɛ̞ːɡ̊], [eːɡ], [eː] (example of pronunciation)
  • IPA(key): [iː], [ɛ̞ːk] (some dialects)
  • (Trøndelag) IPA(key): /æː(ɡ)/, [æː], [æːɡ]
  • (Namdal) IPA(key): [æː], [æːɡ], [æːɣ], [æːi̯ɡ]
  • (Flå) IPA(key): [æː], [æɪː]

Pronoun[edit]

eg (accusative meg)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

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Noun[edit]

eg n (definite singular eget, uncountable)

  1. (metaphysics) I, ego

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēġ f

  1. Alternative form of īeġ

Pumpokol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔes. Compare Kott ēš, Arin es, . Also from the same root is Pumpokol (sky).

Noun[edit]

eg

  1. God