idé

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See also: ide, Ide, IDE, idę, ide-, -ide, and -idė

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

idé

  1. idea

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

While idé is never spelled *ide by accomplished speakers, the accent is sometimes lost in inflections and in derivations, presumably because it is perceived as clear enough that the e is a stressed [e] rather than an unstressed [ə].


Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

idé (plural idés)

  1. idea

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French idée, from Latin idea, from Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idéa), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to see).

Noun[edit]

idé f (genitive singular idé, nominative plural idéanna)

  1. idea

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
idé n-idé hidé not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French idée < Latin idea < Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idéa) < from Proto-Indo-European *weid- (to see).

Noun[edit]

idé m (definite singular idéen or ideen, indefinite plural idéer or ideer, definite plural idéene or ideene)

  1. idea, theory
    Jeg fikk nettopp en kjempegod idé!
    I just got a really good idea!
    Ideer som frihet og likhet var viktige årsaker til den franske revolusjon.
    Ideas such as liberty and equality were important reasons behind the French Revolution.
  2. an idea, motive
    Ideen bak stykket var å vise et samfunn i moralsk forfall.
    The idea behind the play was to show a society in moral decay.

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The pronunciation differs from ordinary Norwegian pronunciation rules, which dictates the stress to lie on the first syllable, but here the stress instead lies on the last syllable. The accent stems from the word's French origin, and the pronunciation is similar to idée.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French idée < Latin idea < Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idéa) < from Proto-Indo-European *weid- (to see).

Noun[edit]

idé m (definite singular idéen or ideen, indefinite plural idéar or idear, definite plural idéane or ideane)

  1. idea, theory
    Eg fekk nett ein kjempegod idé!
    I just got a really good idea!
    Idear som fridom og likskap var mellom dei viktige årsakene til den franske revolusjonen.
    Ideas such as liberty and equality were important reasons behind the French Revolution.
  2. an idea, motive
    Ideen bak stykket var å syna eit samfunn i moralsk forfall.
    The idea behind the play was to show a society in moral decay.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French idée, from Latin idea, from Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idéa), from Proto-Indo-European *weid- (to see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

idé c

  1. idea, theory
  2. point; sense (usually in questions and negated phrases)
    Det är ingen idé att försöka ytterligare en gång.
    There's no point in trying yet another time.

Declension[edit]

Declension of idé 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative idé idén idéer idéerna
Genitive idés idéns idéers idéernas

Related terms[edit]