engelsk

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛnɡəlsk/, [ˈɛŋˀəlsɡ̊]

Noun[edit]

engelsk n (singular definite engelsken)

  1. English (the language)

Adjective[edit]

engelsk

  1. English (of or pertaining to the English language; of or pertaining to England)
  2. (nonstandard) British

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of engelsk
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular engelsk 2
Neuter singular engelsk 2
Plural engelske 2
Definite attributive1 engelske
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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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English Englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

Adjective[edit]

engelsk (neuter singular engelsk, definite singular and plural engelske) (comparative mer engelsk; superlative mest engelsk)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudenter i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

Noun[edit]

engelsk m (definite singular engelsken) or engelsk n (indeclinable) (uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakker du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Hvilken karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikke komme, jeg må gjøre ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English Englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

Adjective[edit]

engelsk (indefinite singular engelsk, definite singular and plural engelske, comparative engelskare, indefinite superlative engelskast, definite superlative engelskaste)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudentar i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

Noun[edit]

engelsk m (definite singular engelsken, uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakkar du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Kva for slags karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikkje komme, eg må gjere ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English Englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

engelsk

  1. English; of or pertaining to England. Commonly used instead of brittisk (of or pertaining to Great Britain).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of engelsk
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular engelsk mer engelsk mest engelsk
Neuter singular engelskt mer engelskt mest engelskt
Plural engelska mer engelska mest engelska
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 engelske mer engelske mest engelske
All engelska mer engelska mest engelska
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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