sjuk

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sjuk (masculine sjuk; feminine sjuk; neuter sjukt; plural sjuke; comparative sjukere; superlative sjukest)

  1. Alternative form of syk.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjúkr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sjuk (masculine and feminine sjuk, neuter sjukt, definite singular and plural sjuke, comparative sjukare, indefinite superlative sjukast, definite superlative sjukaste)

  1. sick, ill, diseased
    Eg er vorten sjuk.
    I've become ill.
  2. (informal) crazy (unexpected, surprising)
    Det var heilt sjukt!
    It was completely crazy!
    Det er det sjukaste eg har sett.
    It's the craziest thing I've seen.
  3. sick, depraved
    Du er ein sjuk person.
    You are a sick person.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjúkr, from Proto-Germanic *seukaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sjuk (comparative sjukare, superlative sjukast)

  1. sick, ill (having a disease)
  2. (colloquial) sick, disturbed, mentally unstable
  3. sick (in bad taste)
    Ett sjukt skämt.
    A sick joke.
  4. (slang, used as an intensifier) incredibly, totally
    Filmen var liksom helt sjukt bra!
    The movie was, like, totally awesome!

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