lärft

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Used in Old Swedish, as läript and similar forms, presumably a non-attested compound lin (flax) +‎ ript (cloth) corresponding to Danish lærred.[1]

Noun[edit]

lärft n, c[2]

  1. linen, linen cloth[3][4]

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Usage notes[edit]

  • SAOL lists the word as common gender. SAOB says common or neutral.
  • Compounds are often made with -s- (e.g. lärftsartad) but can also be without (e.g. lärftartad).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ lärft in Svenska Akademiens ordbok online.
  2. ^ lärft in Svenska Akademiens Ordlista över svenska språket (13th ed., online)
  3. ^ lärft in Albert Montgomery, Svensk-engelsk ordbok (1914)
  4. ^ lärft in Victor Emanuel Öman, Svensk-engelsk hand-ordbok (1872)