flad

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse flatr, from Proto-Germanic *flataz, from Proto-Indo-European *plat- (flat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flaːd/, [flæːˀð]

Adjective[edit]

flad

  1. flat
  2. crestfallen
  3. poor, feeble, insipid
  4. broke (lacking money)
  5. deadbeat (exhausted)
  6. dead, flat (of a battery: unable to generate power)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of flad
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular flad fladere fladest2
Neuter singular fladt fladere fladest2
Plural flade fladere fladest2
Definite attributive1 flade fladere fladeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) flo
  • (Puter) fled
  • (Vallader) flà

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flātus.

Noun[edit]

flad m (plural flads)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) breath (of air)

Derived terms[edit]