offentlig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German öffentlich (public) (earlier also written offentlich), derived from the adjective German offen (open), from Proto-Germanic *upanaz, cf. Danish åben, English open.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈʌfənd̥li], [ˈʌfn̩li]

Adjective[edit]

offentlig

  1. public

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of offentlig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular offentlig 2
Neuter singular offentligt 2
Plural offentlige 2
Definite attributive1 offentlige
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.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German öffentlich

Adjective[edit]

offentlig (neuter singular offentlig, definite singular and plural offentlige)

  1. public

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German öffentlich from Middle High German offen, Old High German offan, ofan, ophan, from Proto-Germanic *upanaz. Cognate with Swedish öppen.


Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

offentlig

  1. public (pertaining to the affairs or official affairs of all people)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of offentlig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular offentlig
Neuter singular offentligt
Plural offentliga
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 offentlige
All offentliga
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.