dårlig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A merger of two words: 1. Old Norse dáligr, derived from  n (coma), from Proto-Germanic *dawą, related to *dawjaną (die); and 2. Middle Low German dōrlik (foolish), derived from dōre (fool), from Proto-Germanic *dauzô, cognate with German Tor (cf. also Danish dåre).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dårlig (neuter dårligt, plural and definite singular attributive dårlige, comparative værre or dårligere, superlative (predicative) værst or dårligst, superlative (attributive) værste or dårligste)

  1. bad, unwell, poor

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dårlig (comparative dårligere, superlative dårligst)

  1. Alternative form of dårligt

Usage notes[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse dáligr

Adjective[edit]

dårlig (neuter singular dårlig, definite singular and plural dårlige, comparative dårligere, indefinite superlative dårligst, definite superlative dårligste)

  1. bad, unwell, poor, of poor quality

Adverb[edit]

dårlig (comparative dårligere, superlative dårligst)

  1. badly, poorly

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