barsk

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German barsch, from Old Saxon *barsk, from Proto-West Germanic *bars, from Proto-Germanic *barskaz, from *barsaz (perch, bass), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰórs-o-s, from *bʰers- (top, tip, point).

Adjective[edit]

barsk

  1. harsh, rough, tough

Declension[edit]

Inflection of barsk
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular barsk barskere barskest2
Neuter singular barsk barskere barskest2
Plural barske barskere barskest2
Definite attributive1 barske barskere barskeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German barsch, from Old Saxon *barsk, from Proto-Germanic *barskaz, from *barsaz (perch, bass), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰórs-o-s, from *bʰers- (top, tip, point).

Adjective[edit]

barsk (neuter singular barskt, definite singular and plural barske, comparative barskere, indefinite superlative barskest, definite superlative barskeste)

  1. harsh, rough, tough

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German barsch, from Old Saxon *barsk, from Proto-Germanic *barskaz, from *barsaz (perch, bass), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰórs-o-s, from *bʰers- (top, tip, point).

Adjective[edit]

barsk (neuter singular barskt, definite singular and plural barske, comparative barskare, indefinite superlative barskast, definite superlative barskaste)

  1. harsh, rough, tough

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German barsch, from Old Saxon *barsk, from Proto-Germanic *barskaz, from *barsaz (perch, bass), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰórs-o-s, from *bʰers- (top, tip, point). Related to borst, borste, -borre (in abborre, sjöborre and kardborre), (possibly) barr (as in granbarr), brodd and brodera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

barsk (comparative barskare, superlative barskast)

  1. harsh, rough, tough

Declension[edit]

Inflection of barsk
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular barsk barskare barskast
Neuter singular barskt barskare barskast
Plural barska barskare barskast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 barske barskare barskaste
All barska barskare barskaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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