skarp

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skarpr, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb(h), from *(s)ker- (to cut).

Adjective[edit]

skarp (neuter singular skarpt, definite singular and plural skarpe, comparative skarpere, indefinite superlative skarpest, definite superlative skarpeste)

  1. sharp

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish skarper, from Old Norse skarpr, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb(h), from *(s)ker- (to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skarp (comparative skarpare, superlative skarpast)

  1. sharp, critical, cutting
  2. sharp; able to cut easily
  3. strong (about smells)
  4. poignant, pungent; such as the smell of ammonia

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (able to cut): vass

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