oerhörd

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

o- +‎er- +‎ hörd, like German unerhört

Adjective[edit]

oerhörd

  1. unheard-of

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • During the 20th century, the original meaning "something never heard before" has gradually been lost, and the word is now used as a generic emphasis (huge, gross, fantastic, horrible)