hård

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse harðr (hard), from Proto-Germanic *harduz (hard), from Proto-Indo-European *kert-, *kret- (strong; powerful).

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hård (neuter hårdt, definite and plural hårde, comparative hårdere, superlative hårdest)

  1. hard
  2. tough
  3. severe, harsh

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse harðr, from Proto-Germanic *harduz, from Proto-Indo-European *kert-, *kret- (strong; powerful).

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Adjective[edit]

hård

  1. hard; inflexible; rigid; unbending
  2. hard; resistant to pressure
  3. hard; demanding a lot of effort to endure
  4. (about water) hard; high in dissolved calcium compounds
  5. (about a person) severe; strict; unfriendly
  6. (slang, vulgar, of a male) hard; sexually aroused
  7. (of weather) severe; very bad or intense
  8. with strength; forceful

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