mægtig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a late Old Norse mektugr, a borrowing from Middle Low German mechtich, from Old Saxon mahtig, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *mahtīgaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛɡti/, [ˈmɛɡ̊d̥i]

Adjective[edit]

mægtig

  1. powerful, mighty
  2. huge, enormous, tremendous

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of mægtig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular mægtig mægtigere mægtigst2
Neuter singular mægtigt mægtigere mægtigst2
Plural mægtige mægtigere mægtigst2
Definite attributive1 mægtige mægtigere mægtigste
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.

Adverb[edit]

mægtig

  1. powerfully
  2. hugely, enormously, tremendously
  3. immensely, greatly