kvick

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish kviker or kvikker, Old Norse kvikr (whence also Norwegian kvik and kvikk, Icelandic and Faeroese kvikur), from Proto-Germanic *kwikwaz, whence also English quick. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kvick (comparative kvickare, superlative kvickast)

  1. quick, fast
  2. quick-witted

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