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sv-adj (comparative sv-adjare, superlative sv-adjast)

This template is used to create the headword line of Swedish adjectives. It only displays the attributive forms, deferring the predicative forms to a (to-be-written) template which displays a full table of forms under its own heading.

This template contains the necessary meta-data to allow users who are using accelerated editing to create any grammatical forms semi-automatically.


First of all, completely regular adjectives don't need any parameters at all, but otherwise the parameters are as follows:

  • Periphrastic adjectives (i.e. the comparation is done by mer and mest): let the first parameter have the value peri
    on "intressant": {{sv-adj|peri}}
  • Uncomparable adjectives: let the first parameter have the value abs or - (a hyphen).
    on "död": {{sv-adj|-}}, {{sv-adj|abs}}
  • Use the endings -re and -st instead of -are/-ast: let the first parameter have the value of the stem:
    on "gammal": {{sv-adj|äld}}, on "hög": {{sv-adj|hög}}
  • Completely irregular: 1st parameter for the comparative, 2nd parameter for the superlative
    on "liten": {{sv-adj|mindre|minst}}, on "bra": {{sv-adj|bättre|bäst}}
  • Doubles final consonant in comparable/superlative: use alt=<the consonant>
    on "dum": {{sv-adj|alt=m}}
  • When the inflection is not known, use {{sv-adj|?}}, which is the same as {{head|sv|adjective}}, but allows for other contributors to add the inflection more quickly


If two (or more) variants are needed for a certain form, c.f. the following example:

{{sv-adj|[[närmare]] ''or'' [[närmre]]|[[närmast]] ''or'' [[närmst]]}}


sv-adj (comparative närmare or närmre, superlative närmast or närmst)