figen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish fikæ, Old Norse fíkja, ultimately from Latin fīcus (fig fruit, fig tree).

The German dialects have forms with -g-: Middle Low German vīge, German Feige, probably from Old French figue (whence also English fig. The Scandinavian form with -k- (cf. also Swedish fikon and Norwegian Bokmål fiken) may have come over Old English fīc. In Danish -k- becomes -g- regularly between vowels.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfiːən], [ˈfiːin]

Noun[edit]

figen c (singular definite figenen, plural indefinite figner) or
figen c (singular definite figenen, plural indefinite figener)

  1. fig (fruit)

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

figen

  1. plural of fiich