gerne

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gjarna, gerna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛɐ̯nə/, [ˈɡ̊ɛɐ̯nə], [ˈkɛɒ̯̽nn̩]

Adverb[edit]

gerne (comparative hellere, superlative helst)

  1. with pleasure; gladly, willingly, readily

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛrnə/, [ˈɡɛʁnə], [ˈɡɛɐ̯nə]
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Adverb[edit]

gerne

  1. Alternative form of gern. (Both are roughly equally frequent.)

Interjection[edit]

gerne

  1. (commonly said in answer to danke (thank you); usually not translated into English) don't mention it, not at all, you're welcome

Synonyms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *gerno, from Proto-West Germanic *gernō, from Proto-Germanic *gernô.

Adverb[edit]

gerne

  1. with pleasure, gladly, willingly
  2. usually, often

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: gaarne
  • Limburgish: gaern, gaer
  • West Flemish: geirn

Further reading[edit]