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Webster 1913 Edition


Jeg

Jeg

,
Noun.
(Mach.)
See
Jig
, 6.

Definition 2022


jeg

jeg

See also: jég

English

Noun

jeg (plural jegs)

  1. (machinery) Alternative form of jig

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse ek (Old East Norse jak), from Proto-Germanic *ek (I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaj/, [jɑj], [jɑ]

Pronoun

jeg (accusative mig, possessive min)

  1. (personal) I

See also

Noun

jeg n (singular definite jeget, plural indefinite jeger)

  1. self (an individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness)
  2. I, ego

Inflection


Faroese

Pronoun

jeg

  1. (Suðuroy) I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Synonyms

  • eg (standard Faroese)

Lojban

Rafsi

jeg

  1. rafsi of jegvo.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse (Old East Norse) jak (Swedish jag, Danish jeg), from Proto-Germanic *ek, also the root of Old West Norse ek (Icelandic ég, Norwegian (Nynorsk) & Færoese eg). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jæɪ̯/

Pronoun

jeg

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Inflection

inflection of "jeg"
subject jeg
object meg
reflexive meg (selv)
possessive min, mi, mitt, mine

Romanian

Etymology

Proto-Slavic *žegъ

Noun

jeg n (plural jeguri)

  1. dirt, filth

Declension

Synonyms

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