skygge

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skuggi

Noun[edit]

skygge m (definite singular skyggen, indefinite plural skygger, definite plural skyggene)

  1. a shadow (dark image projected onto a surface)
    kaste skygge - cast a shadow
  2. shade
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skyggja and skyggva; from English shadow (sense 2)

Verb[edit]

skygge (imperative skygg, present tense skygger, simple past skygga or skygget or skygde, past participle skygga or skygget or skygd)

  1. to shade (from direct light)
  2. to shadow (follow somebody)

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skygge

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of skygg.