ingen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engi, enginn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iŋən/, [ˈeŋən]

Pronoun[edit]

ingen (neuter intet, plural ingen)

  1. no; no one; nobody; nothing
  2. neither
  3. none

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ing +‎ -en

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈiŋɡɛn]
  • Hyphenation: in‧gen

Noun[edit]

ingen

  1. superessive singular of ing

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engi, enginn.

Pronoun[edit]

ingen (feminine inga, masculine ingen, neuter intet, plural ingen)

  1. no; no one; nobody; nothing
  2. neither
  3. none

Adjective[edit]

ingen

  1. no; not any

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse engi, enginn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ingen (feminine inga, masculine ingen, neuter inkje, plural ingen)

  1. no; no one; nobody; nothing
  2. neither
  3. none

Adjective[edit]

ingen

  1. no; not any

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Primitive Irish ᚔᚅᚔᚌᚓᚅᚐ (inigena), from Proto-Celtic *enigenā, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- ‘to produce, beget’; compare Latin indigena (native) and Ancient Greek ἐγγόνη (engónē, granddaughter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ingen f (genitive ingine)

  1. daughter
  2. maiden, virgin, young woman
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ingenL inginL ingenaH
Vocative ingenL inginL ingenaH
Accusative inginN inginL ingenaH
Genitive ingineH ingenL ingenN
Dative inginL ingenaib ingenaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-, *h₃nogʷʰ-.

Cognate with Welsh ewin, Breton ivin; and with Latin unguis, English nail, Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónux), Russian но́готь (nógotʹ), Sanskrit नख (nakhá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ingen f (genitive ingen)

  1. nail (fingernail, toenail)
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ingenL inginL ingneaH
Vocative ingenL inginL ingneaH
Accusative inginN inginL ingneaH
Genitive ingneH ingenL ingenN
Dative inginL ingnib ingnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ængin, from Old Norse engi, enginn, from einn (one) + -gi (privative suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Determiner[edit]

ingen (neuter inget, plural inga)

  1. no
    Jag har inga cigaretter.
    I have no cigarettes.
    Jag har ingen bil.
    I have no car.
    Inget träd kan leva av vatten allena.
    No tree can live by nothing but water.

Pronoun[edit]

ingen (neuter inget, plural inga)

  1. no one, nobody, none
    Ingen har någonsin sprungit 100 meter på under nio sekunder!
    No one has ever run 100 meters faster than nine seconds!

Usage notes[edit]

The neuter form inget is also used for inanimates, i.e. in the sense "nothing".

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