nøgen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (naked, bare). Cognate with Swedish and Norwegian naken, Icelandic nakinn, English naked, West Frisian neaken, Low German naakd, Dutch naakt, German nackt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nøjən/, [ˈnʌjən]

Adjective[edit]

nøgen

  1. naked, nude

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of nøgen
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular nøgen 2
Neuter singular nøgent 2
Plural nøgne 2
Definite attributive1 nøgne
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.

Derived terms[edit]