egentligen

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

egentlig +‎ -en

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛˈjɛntlɪ(ɡ)ɛn/, (colloquial) /ɛˈjɛŋklɪ(ɡ)ɛn/
  • Compare the colloquial pronuciation, where -änt becomes -enk, with äntligen and ordentlig.

Adverb[edit]

egentligen (not comparable)

  1. really, actually, in fact
    Jag ville egentligen gå på bio, men om du hellre stannar hemma gör jag det med.
    I actually wanted to go to the movies, but if you prefer to stay at home I'll do so too.

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