avundsjuk

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

avund +‎ sjuk

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

avundsjuk

  1. jealous (bitterly or enviously competitive)
  2. envious

Declension[edit]

Inflection of avundsjuk
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular avundsjuk avundsjukare avundsjukast
Neuter singular avundsjukt avundsjukare avundsjukast
Plural avundsjuka avundsjukare avundsjukast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 avundsjuke avundsjukare avundsjukaste
All avundsjuka avundsjukare avundsjukaste
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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