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klyfta + -ig, from the verb klyva (“to cleave”), also in the sense of distinction, ability to tell things apart; from Middle Low German klüftich, klüchtich; compare English skill and its relationship to Swedish skilja
- (archaic) clifty, full of clefts and cracks, like a cleft or crack (of a mountain)
- clever, bright, smart, intelligent
Declension of klyftig
- Svenska Akademiens ordbok online.