dyster

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German dūster. Cognate with Swedish dyster, German düster and Old English þystru

Adjective[edit]

dyster

  1. gloomy, sombre, sepulchral

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of dyster
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular dyster dystrere dystrest
Neuter singular dystert dystrere dystrest
Plural dystre dystrere dystrest
Definite dystre dystrere dystreste

Noun[edit]

dyster c

  1. plural indefinite of dyst

Verb[edit]

dyster

  1. present tense of dyste

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German dūster. Cognate with Swedish dyster and German düster.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dyster ‎(neuter singular dystert, definite singular and plural dystre, comparative dystrere, indefinite superlative dystrest, definite superlative dystreste)

  1. dark, obscure, gloomy
  2. cheerless, somber (US), sombre (UK)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (dark, obscure): mørk
  • (cheerless, somber): trist

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German dūster.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dyster ‎(neuter singular dystert, definite singular and plural dystre, comparative dystrare, indefinite superlative dystrast, definite superlative dystraste)

  1. dark, obscure, gloomy
  2. cheerless, somber (US), sombre (UK)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (dark, obscure): mørk
  • (cheerless, somber): trist

References[edit]