vrang

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish wrang (wrong), from Old Norse rangr (awry), from earlier *wrangr, from Proto-Germanic *wrangaz (crooked, twisted, turned awry), from Proto-Indo-European *werk'- (to twist, weave, tie together), *werg'-, *wrengh-, from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to turn, bend). Cognate with Dutch wrang (bitter, sour). More at wrong.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vranɡ/, [vʁɑŋˀ]

Adjective[edit]

vrang

  1. (archaic) crooked
  2. wrong

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of vrang
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular vrang 2
Neuter singular vrangt 2
Plural vrange 2
Definite attributive1 vrange
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.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vrang (neuter vrangt)

  1. sullen, reluctant, angry, evil
  2. difficult to travel, cramped to undergo
    vrang skog, vrang väj

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