öde

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • öd (Austria, southern Germany, sometimes central Germany)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German öde, from Old High German ōdi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔøːdə/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

öde (comparative öder, superlative am ödesten)

  1. empty, bare, bleak, desolate, deserted
    Die ehemalige Hauptstadt ist jetzt eine öde Ruine.
    The former capital is now a desolate ruin.
  2. (colloquial) tedious, dull, dreary
    Die Party wurde öde, also ging ich.
    The party became boring so I left.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ø̄þe, from Old Norse auðr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

öde (comparative mer öde, superlative mest öde)

  1. empty, void of people; uninhabited, desolate, deserted.

Declension[edit]

No inflected forms.[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

öde n

  1. a destiny, a fate
    Synonym: skickelse

Declension[edit]

Declension of öde 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative öde ödet öden ödena
Genitive ödes ödets ödens ödenas

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