middag

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch middag, from Middle Dutch middach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

middag (plural middae)

  1. An afternoon.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse miðdagr, miðr dagr, from miðr (middle) and dagr (day).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

middag c (singular definite middagen, plural indefinite middage)

  1. midday, noon
  2. dinner, banquet, lunch

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch middach. Equivalent to mid- +‎ dag.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪ.dɑx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mid‧dag

Noun[edit]

middag m (plural middagen, diminutive middagje n)

  1. midday, noon
  2. (chiefly Netherlands) afternoon (period from 12 PM to 6 PM)
  3. (Suriname) afternoon and early evening (period from 12 PM to 7 PM)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: middag

See also[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse miðdagr, miðr dagr, from miðr (middle) and dagr (day).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /middaɡ/, [ˈmɪd.daɡ]

Noun[edit]

middag m (definite singular middagen, indefinite plural middager, definite plural middagene)

  1. dinner (main meal of the day)
  2. noon, midday (around 12 noon)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse miðdagr, miðr dagr, from miðr (middle) and dagr (day).

Noun[edit]

middag m (definite singular middagen, indefinite plural middagar, definite plural middagane)

  1. dinner (main meal of the day)
  2. noon, midday (around 12 noon)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse miðdagr, miðr dagr, from miðr (middle) and dagr (day); synchronically, mid- +‎ dag (day).

Noun[edit]

middag c

  1. midday, noon
  2. dinner
  3. (dated, dialectal) lunch

Declension[edit]

Declension of middag 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative middag middagen middagar middagarna
Genitive middags middagens middagars middagarnas