bekant

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Direct loan from German bekannt(known), where it is the participle of the verb bekennen(to confess). The verb was separately loaned to Swedish as bekänna, where the Swedish past participle is bekänd(confessed).

Adjective[edit]

bekant

  1. known, familiar

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bekant
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular bekant mer bekant mest bekant
Neuter singular bekant mer bekant mest bekant
Plural bekanta mer bekanta mest bekanta
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 bekante mer bekante mest bekante
All bekanta mer bekanta mest bekanta
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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Noun[edit]

bekant c

  1. an acquaintance

Declension[edit]

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