lagom

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Swedish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Since 1675, plural dative form of lag "law" meaning "just, right, appropriate".

Adverb[edit]

lagom (comparative mer lagom, superlative mest lagom)

  1. (just) right, fitting, neither too much nor too little
    Soppan är lagom saltad.
    "The soup is salted just right."

Etymology 2[edit]

Since 1637.

Adjective[edit]

lagom

  1. (just) right, fitting, neither too much nor too little
    Den här lägenheten är precis lagom stor för min dotter.
    "This apartment is just the right size for my daughter."
Derived terms[edit]