evig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German ēwich, from Proto-West Germanic *aiwīg, cognate with German ewig, Dutch eeuwig. Derived from the Germanic noun *aiwaz, *aiwiz (age, eternity).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

evig (neuter evigt, plural and definite singular attributive evige)

  1. eternal

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of evig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular evig evigere evigst2
Neuter singular evigt evigere evigst2
Plural evige evigere evigst2
Definite attributive1 evige evigere evigste
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]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German êwich; related to Old Norse ævi.

Adjective[edit]

evig (neuter singular evig, definite singular and plural evige)

  1. eternal
  2. (as an adverb) eternally, forever or for ever (also for evig)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German êwich; related to Old Norse ævi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

evig (neuter singular evig, definite singular and plural evige)

  1. eternal

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German êwich; related to Old Norse ævi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

evig (not comparable)

  1. eternal, never-ending

Declension[edit]

Inflection of evig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular evig
Neuter singular evigt
Plural eviga
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 evige
All eviga
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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