dysterkvist

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dyster "gloomy" and kvist "twig". Used at least since 1887. Included in SAOL from edition 11 (1986).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʏstɛrˌkvɪst/

Noun[edit]

dysterkvist c

  1. (colloquial) A person prone to sadness and gloom.
    När vädret är kallt och rått blir du alltid en sån dysterkvist.
    "When the weather is cold and wet you always become really gloomy."

Declension[edit]

Inflection of dysterkvist 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dysterkvist dysterkvisten dysterkvistar dysterkvistarna
Genitive dysterkvists dysterkvistens dysterkvistars dysterkvistarnas

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