ingenting

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ingen (no) +‎ ting (thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈenɡənˌtenˀɡ/, [ˈeŋŋ̩ˌteŋˀ]

Pronoun[edit]

ingenting

  1. nothing
    Synonym: intet

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ingen (no) +‎ ting (thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ingenting

  1. nothing

Noun[edit]

ingenting

  1. naught, nothingness

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ingen (no) +‎ ting (thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ingenting

  1. nothing
    • 2002, Kaizers Orchestra - Mann mot mann
      Du kan få alt eller ingenting
      Velkommen inn, elskling
      You can have everything or nothing
      Welcome in, darling

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ingen (no) +‎ ting (things). The reason ingen ends with an -n and not with a -t is because it is actually the old neuter plural, thus this phrase originally means "no things". Compare allting, någonting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪŋɛntʰɪŋ/
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Pronoun[edit]

ingenting

  1. nothing

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