skämt

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Swedish skæmt, the same as Danish skæmt, made from the verb skämta, Old Swedish skæmta, based on skambr ("short"), meaning to shorten time by joking.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skämt

  1. absolute indefinite neuter form of skämd.

Noun[edit]

skämt n

  1. a joke (amusing story)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

skämt

  1. supine of skämma.

References[edit]

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