jævn

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jɛvn/, [jɛwˀn]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish iafn, iæfn, from Old Norse jafn, from Proto-Germanic *ebnaz (even, level). Compare Swedish jämn, Norwegian jevn, jamn, Icelandic jafn, English even, Low German even, effen, Dutch even, effen, German eben.

Adjective[edit]

jævn

  1. even, level
  2. smooth (food or drink: not grainy; having an even texture)
  3. thick (having a viscous consistency)
  4. steady
  5. even, regular
  6. plain, simple
  7. mediocre
  8. moderate
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of jævn
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular jævn jævnere jævnest2
Neuter singular jævnt jævnere jævnest2
Plural jævne jævnere jævnest2
Definite attributive1 jævne jævnere jævneste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

jævn

  1. imperative of jævne