nödig

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nöd +‎ -ig. The Old Swedish nöþogher meant forced, involuntary. The present day meaning necessary is influenced by loan of the German nötig.

Adjective[edit]

nödig

  1. necessary, required, needed
    skididrottens förmåga att giva de åkande nödig rekreation
    the skiing sport's ability to provide the practisers with the necessary recreation

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References[edit]

  • nödig in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)