skadefro

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skade (damage) +‎ fro (glad), after German schadenfroh (gleeful), from Schaden (damage) and froh (glad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skaːdəfroː/, [ˈsɡ̊æːðəˌfʁ̥oːˀ]

Adjective[edit]

skadefro (indeclinable)

  1. gleeful, malicious

Adverb[edit]

skadefro

  1. gleefully, maliciously

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German schadenfroh (gleeful in the downfall of others); cognate with skadefryd (schadenfreude)

Adjective[edit]

skadefro (masculine skadefro; feminine skadefro; neuter skadefro; plural skadefro; comparative mer skadefro; superlative mest skadefro)

  1. gleeful in the downfall of others (i.e. one's enemies)

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