galen

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See also: Galen and galèn

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse galinn

Adjective[edit]

galen (neuter singular gale or galent, definite singular and plural galne, comparative galnare, indefinite superlative galnast, definite superlative galnaste)

  1. crazy, mad, insane
  2. wrong, incorrect

See also[edit]

  • gal (Bokmål)

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

galen

  1. past participle of gala.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish galin, from Old Norse galinn.

Adjective[edit]

galen (comparative galnare, superlative galnast)

  1. crazy; lunatic, mad
  2. crazy; out of control
  3. crazy; filled with foolish or unreasoned affection
  4. wrong; not quite correct
Declension[edit]
Inflection of galen
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular galen galnare galnast
Neuter singular galet galnare galnast
Plural galna galnare galnast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 galne galnare galnaste
All galna galnare galnaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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