gång

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See also: gang and Gang

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ganger, from Old Norse gangr, from Proto-Germanic *gangaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gång c

  1. walk, path, trail; a maintained, usually quite narrow path on which to walk, which in general does not follow next to a road. (Compare trottoar).
  2. (uncountable) manner of walk, gait
  3. (sports, uncountable) race walking
  4. (uncountable) the continuous running of something, such as a machinery or time.
  5. times; the number of times something happens
    Han gjorde det inte en gång, utan tre gånger
    He didn't do it once, but three times (thrice).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gång 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gång gången gångar gångarna
Genitive gångs gångens gångars gångarnas
Inflection of gång 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gång gången gånger gångerna
Genitive gångs gångens gångers gångernas

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