skemmtilegur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skemtiligr (amusing, interesting, pleasant), confer the Old Norse óskemtiligr (dull, uninteresting), skemtiliga (amusingly, pleasantly), skemta (to amuse, to entertain), skemtan or skemtun (entertainment) and skemtanligr (amusing, pleasant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈscɛm̥tɪˌlɛːɣʏr/

Adjective[edit]

skemmtilegur (comparative skemmtilegri, superlative skemmtilegastur)

  1. funny, amusing syn.
    Systir hans þykir skemmtileg.
    His sister is considered to be amusing.
  2. entertaining, diverting syn.
  3. interesting syn.

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