livegen

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /liveːɡən/, [ˈliwˌeːˀjən]

Adjective[edit]

livegen

  1. adscript (bound to a tract of land)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of livegen
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular livegen 2
Neuter singular livegent 2
Plural livegne 2
Definite attributive1 livegne
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.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

liv +‎ egen, from German leibeigen, used in Swedish since 1631.

Adjective[edit]

livegen (not comparable)

  1. in villeinage, in serfdom, adscript

Declension[edit]

Inflection of livegen
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular livegen
Neuter singular liveget
Plural livegna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 livegne
All livegna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

livegen c

  1. a serf, a villein, an adscript, a feudal tenant

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