besk

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse beiskr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /beːsk/, [b̥eːˀsɡ̊]

Adjective[edit]

besk ‎(neuter besk or beskt, definite or plural beske)

  1. acrid (sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent)
  2. bitter (having an acrid taste)
  3. tart

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse beiskr.

Adjective[edit]

besk

  1. bitter (in taste)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of besk
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular besk beskare beskast
Neuter singular beskt beskare beskast
Plural beska beskare beskast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 beske beskare beskaste
All beska beskare beskaste
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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