hög

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See also: hog and høg

Icelandic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hög

  1. the nominative feminine singular form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur ‎(dexterous, handy)
  2. the nominative plural neuter form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur ‎(dexterous, handy)
  3. the accusative plural neuter form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur ‎(dexterous, handy)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish høgher, from Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-. Compare Norwegian høg, Danish høj.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hög (comparative högre, superlative högst)

  1. high; which reaches a great distance from the ground or is located a great distance from the ground
  2. of a quantity or value: high, great or large
    Jag betalar alldeles för hög ränta
    My interest rate is way too high
  3. high-pitched
  4. loud; strong sound
  5. (slang) under heavy influence of drugs or narcotics
    Hög som ett hus.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse haugr, from Proto-Germanic *haugaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kowk-, *kewk-.

Noun[edit]

hög c

  1. a pile, a heap

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