konge

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵenh₁-

From Old Norse konungr ‎(king), from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz ‎(king).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔnɡə/, [ˈkʰʌŋə]

Noun[edit]

konge c (singular definite kongen, plural indefinite konger)

  1. king (monarch)
  2. (chess) king

Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikken (skak + brikken) (layout · text)
♟ ♞ ♝ ♜ ♛ ♚
bonde springer løber tårn dronning konge
Playing cards in Danish · kort, spillekort (layout · text)
40 Asso di picche.jpg 41 Due di picche.jpg 42 Tre di picche.jpg 43 Quattro di picche.jpg 44 Cinque di picche.jpg 45 Sei di picche.jpg 46 Sette di picche.jpg
es toer treer firer femmer sekser syver
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
otter nier tier knægt, bonde dame, dronning konge joker

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵenh₁-

From Old Norse konungr and kongr, from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz ‎(king).

Adjective[edit]

konge

  1. (slang) fantastic, great
    Helt konge!
(That's) brilliant!

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

konge

  1. king
    1. a male monarch
    2. a playing piece in chess
    3. a playing card with the image of a king on it

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “konge” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • konge” in The Ordnett Dictionary