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Danish

Noun

engelsk

  1. English; the language

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

Adjective

(masculine engelsk; feminine engelsk; neuter engelsk; plural engelske; comparative mer engelsk; superlative mest engelsk)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudenter i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
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Etymology 2

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

Noun

engelsk m. (definite singular engelsken; uncountable) or engelsk n. (definite singular engelsket; uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakker du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Hvilken karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikke komme, jeg må gjøre ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
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References

  • engelsk” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • engelsk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse engilskr, enskr, "English", from Old English englisc, from engle, angle, "Angles".

Adjective

(masculine engelsk; feminine engelsk; neuter engelsk; plural engelske; comparative meir engelsk; superlative mest engelsk)

  1. English, someone or something from England, sometimes used instead of britisk (someone or something from Great Britain).
    Vi har fått to engelske utvekslingsstudentar i klassen vår.
    We've received two English exchange students in our class.
Derived terms
See also
Related terms

Etymology 2

Noun formation of engelsk (adjective).

Noun

engelsk m. (definite singular engelsken; uncountable)

  1. English, the language.
    Snakkar du engelsk?
    Do you speak English?
  2. English, school subject, English homework
    Kva for slags karakter har du i engelsk?
    What's your grade in English?
    Kan ikkje komme, eg må gjere ferdig engelsken.
    Can't come, I got to finish my English homework. (literally: "I have to finish the English")
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References

  • engelsk” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • engelsk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

Inflections of engelsk
Comparation by mer and mest
Indefinite
singular
Common engelsk
Neuter engelskt
Definite
singular
Masc. engelske
All engelska
Plural engelska

engelsk

  1. English; of or pertaining to England. Commonly used instead of brittisk (of or pertaining to Great Britain).

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