søvnig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From søvn (sleep) +‎ -ig, from Old Norse svefnugr (sleepy), from svefn (sleep), from Proto-Indo-European *swep- (sleep).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sœvni/, [ˈsœwni]

Adjective[edit]

søvnig

  1. sleepy

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of søvnig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular søvnig mere søvnig mest søvnig2
Neuter singular søvnigt mere søvnig mest søvnig2
Plural søvnige mere søvnig mest søvnig2
Definite attributive1 søvnige mere søvnig mest søvnige
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 Old Norse svefnugr (sleepy), from svefn, from Proto-Indo-European *swep- (sleep).

Adjective[edit]

søvnig (neuter singular søvnig, definite singular and plural søvnige)

  1. sleepy

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svefnugr (sleepy), from svefn, from Proto-Indo-European *swep- (sleep).

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Adjective[edit]

søvnig (neuter singular søvnig, definite singular and plural søvnige)

  1. sleepy

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