äkta

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See also: akta, aktā, and åkta

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older spelling ekta, from Middle Low German. Cognate with Icelandic ekta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

äkta

  1. genuine, authentic; not faked or counterfeit
  2. (as an intensifier) proper, pure, undiluted
    Det där var en äkta idioti!
    That was pure idiocy!
    Äkta hembakade kakor slår allt vad som finns i affärerna
    Real home-made cookies beats everything there is in the shops
  3. (about spouses) married
    Hennes äkta man
    Her married husband

Declension[edit]

Inflection of äkta
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular äkta mer äkta mest äkta
Neuter singular äkta mer äkta mest äkta
Plural äkta mer äkta mest äkta
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 äkte mer äkte mest äkte
All äkta mer äkta mest äkta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Verb[edit]

äkta

  1. to marry (someone)

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