gagn

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gagn n (genitive singular gagns, plural gøgn)

  1. gain, benefit
  2. (anatomy) organ

Declension[edit]

Declension of gagn
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gagn gagnið gøgn gøgnini
accusative gagn gagnið gøgn gøgnini
dative gagni gagninum gøgnum gøgnunum
genitive gagns gagnsins gagna gagnanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gagn (benefit, advantage, use), from Proto-Germanic *gagną, *gaganą (gain, profit", literally "return), from *gagana (back, against, in return), a reduplication of *ga- (with, together), from Proto-Indo-European *kom (next to, at, with, along).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gagn n (genitive singular gagns, nominative plural gögn)

  1. usefulness, use, avail
  2. item, article (for a specific purpose)
  3. (in the plural) data

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gagn (benefit, advantage, use), from Proto-Germanic *gagną, *gaganą (gain, profit", literally "return), from *gagana (back, against, in return), a reduplication of *ga- (with, together), from Proto-Indo-European *kom (next to, at, with, along).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gagn n

  1. gain, benefit

Declension[edit]

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