ganska

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to German ganz (entirely) and Danish+Norwegian ganske (entirely), but in Swedish the meaning has shifted from "entirely" to "rather", except perhaps in some southern dialects.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ganska (not comparable)

  1. pretty, quite, rather
    Den här melonen är ganska smaklös.
    This melon is rather tasteless.
    Min bror är ganska lång.
    My brother is pretty tall.

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