længe

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See also: länge and Länge

Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lengi, originally an accusative of the noun Old Danish længe (length), from Proto-Germanic *langį̄, cognate with German Länge and Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌴𐌹 (laggei). Derived from the adjective *langaz (long).

Adverb[edit]

længe (comparative længere, superlative længst)

  1. long (of duration)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lengja (long strap), from Proto-Germanic *langijô, derived from *langaz (long). Compare Swedish länga with the same meaning as in Danish.

Noun[edit]

længe c (singular definite længen, plural indefinite længer)

  1. longish building of a larger building complex, typically a farmhouse
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