nydelig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nyde (enjoy) +‎ -lig, from Middle Low German nūtlik. Compare German niedlich.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nyːdəli/, [ˈnyːðəli]

Adjective[edit]

nydelig (neuter nydeligt, definite and plural nydelige, comparative nydeligere, superlative nydeligst)

  1. pretty, attractive, lovely
  2. well-groomed

Usage notes[edit]

The comparative form, nydeligere, is rare.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nydelig or nydeligt

  1. prettily, attractively, in a lovely way

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (obsolete spelling) nyde (enjoy) +‎ -lig, from Middle Low German nūtlik. Compare German niedlich.

Adjective[edit]

nydelig (neuter singular nydelig, definite singular and plural nydelige)

  1. pretty, attractive, lovely, beautiful
  2. well-groomed

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