inhemsk

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ hem +‎ -sk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inhemsk

  1. domestic (from the own country)
    undvik främmande ord när det finns en adekvat inhemsk vokabulär (falsely attributed to Gunnar Sträng, who actually said: adekvat svensk vokabulär)
    avoid foreign words in the presence of an adequate domestic vocabulary

Declension[edit]

Inflection of inhemsk
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular inhemsk
Neuter singular inhemskt
Plural inhemska
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 inhemske
All inhemska
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.