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modig

modig

See also: módig

Danish

Etymology

From mod (courage) + -ig, from Old Norse móðugr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /moːdi/, [ˈmoːði]

Adjective

modig

  1. brave, courageous

Inflection

Inflection of modig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular modig modigere modigst2
Neuter singular modigt modigere modigst2
Plural modige modigere modigst2
Definite attributive1 modige modigere modigste
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.

References


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse móðigr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muː.di/, [ˈmuː.dɪ]

Adjective

modig (neuter singular modig, definite singular and plural modige, comparative modigere, indefinite superlative modigst, definite superlative modigste)

  1. brave, courageous, bold

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse móðigr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muː.di/, [ˈmuː.dɪ]

Adjective

modig (neuter singular modig, definite singular and plural modige, comparative modigare, indefinite superlative modigast, definite superlative modigaste)

  1. brave, courageous, bold

References


Old English

Adjective

mōdiġ

  1. brave, courageous
  2. passionate, high-spirited

Declension

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative mōd(i)ġa mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġan nom. mōdiġ mōdiġ mōd(i)ġu mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġu, -e mōd(i)ġa, -e
accusative mōd(i)ġan mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġan acc. mōdiġne mōdiġ mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġe mōd(i)ġu, -e mōd(i)ġa, -e
genitive mōd(i)ġan mōdiġra, mōd(i)ġena gen. mōd(i)ġes mōd(i)ġes mōdiġre mōdiġra
dative mōd(i)ġan mōd(i)ġum dat. mōd(i)ġum mōd(i)ġum mōdiġre mōd(i)ġum
instrumental mōd(i)ġe

Descendants


Swedish

Etymology

Old Norse móðugr.

Pronunciation

Adjective

modig (comparative modigare, superlative modigast)

  1. brave, courageous

Declension

Inflection of modig
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular modig modigare modigast
Neuter singular modigt modigare modigast
Plural modiga modigare modigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 modige modigare modigaste
All modiga modigare modigaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.