ikke

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ekki (not), cognate with Jutish itt, Swedish icke, inte. The neuter of the Old Norse pronoun engi (nobody, no), see ingen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ekə/, [ˈeɡ̊(ə)]

Adverb[edit]

ikke

  1. not (negation, denial, refusal)
  2. not (in a question, expecting a positive answer)
    Er du ikke sulten? Nej, jeg er mæt.
    Aren't you hungry? No, I am full.
  3. isn’t it so (postponed, turning an affirmative utterance into a question)
    Han er født i Jylland, ikke?
    He is born in Jutland, isn't he?

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • vel (for negative sentences)

Derived terms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ik‧ke

Pronoun[edit]

ikke

  1. (informal) I, me
    Narcist in actie: Ikke, ikke, ikke en de rest kan stikken!
    Narcissist in action : me, me, me and the rest can choke on it!

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: eke

Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ikä (age).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ikke

  1. just now

References[edit]

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ekki (not).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ikke

  1. not, no
    Jeg kan ikke!I cannot!
  2. non- or un- (usually hyphenated)
    ikke-anerkjentun-recognized

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ekki (not).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ikke

  1. not, negating the verb in a sentence"

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Descendants[edit]