ýtarlegur

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Danish yderlig and shares a connection with the word when spelled with an ý,[1] compare the Swedish ytterlig(extreme) and Norwegian ytterlig.

Adjective[edit]

ýtarlegur ‎(comparative ýtarlegri, superlative ýtarlegastur)

  1. thorough, in-depth, elaborate, minute syn.
    Ýtarleg skýrsla.
    An in-depth report.

Usage notes[edit]

  • May be written as ítarlegur and as ýtarlegur according to Stafsetningarorðabókin (“the Book on Orthography”, 2006).[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Icelandic Web of Science: Hvort á að skrifa í eða ý í í/ýtarlega, í/ýtarlegur, til hins í/ýtrasta? (“Should I spell í/ýtarlega, í/ýtarlegur and til hins í/ýtrasta with an í or an ý?”)