egin

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Basque[edit]

Verb[edit]

egin

  1. to do, make, create, produce
  2. (age) to be
    Bihar 30 urte egingo ditu. - She'll be 30 tomorrow.
  3. (language) to speak
    Egin dezagun ingelesez. - Let's speak English.
  4. to assume, suppose
  5. to play
    kartetan egin - to play cards
  6. to become

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Usage notes[edit]

Egin is often used to form compound verbs out of nouns. For example:


Faroese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

egin

  1. own

Declension[edit]

egin a26
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) egin egin egið
Accusative (hvønnfall) egnan egna
Dative (hvørjumfall) egnum egnari egnum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (egins) (egnar) (egins)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) egnir egnar egin
Accusative (hvønnfall) egnar
Dative (hvørjumfall) egnum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (egna)

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish éicen (necessity, compulsion; force; violence; tyranny; difficulty, need, trouble, strait; necessitousness).

Noun[edit]

egin m

  1. force
    er egin heneby sheer force
    egin ny tarraghtynforce of the circumstances
  2. rape
    egin ny Sabeeneethe Rape of the Sabines

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