blyg

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse male given name Bljúgr, in reality an adjective, cognate with blu

Adjective[edit]

blyg (masculine blyg; feminine blyg; neuter blygt; plural blyge; comparative blygere; superlative blygest)

  1. shy, timid

Synonyms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse male given name Bljúgr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blyg

  1. shy, timid

Declension[edit]

Inflection of blyg
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular blyg blygare blygast
Neuter singular blygt blygare blygast
Plural blyga blygare blygast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 blyge blygare blygaste
All blyga blygare blygaste
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.