skøn

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See also: skön

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German schōne, from Old Saxon skōni, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz (beautiful, shining).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skœn/, [sɡ̊œnˀ]

Adjective[edit]

skøn (neuter skønt, definite and plural skønne, comparative skønnere, superlative skønnest)

  1. beautiful
  2. lovely, great, fantastic
  3. delicious
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skyn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skœn/, [sɡ̊œnˀ]

Noun[edit]

skøn n (singular definite skønnet, plural indefinite skøn)

  1. opinion, judgement, judgment
  2. estimate
  3. discretion (The freedom to make one's own judgements)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See skønne.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skœn/, [sɡ̊œnˀ]

Verb[edit]

skøn

  1. Imperative of skønne.