lycklig

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lycka +‎ -lig

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʏkːlɪɡ/
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Adjective[edit]

lycklig (comparative lyckligare, superlative lyckligast)

  1. (relating to a person or animal) joyous, happy, enjoying peace, comfort, etc.; contented
    En lycklig manA happy and content man
    Ett lyckligt livA happy life
  2. lucky, fortunate
    Lyckliga omständigheterFortunate circumstances
  3. joyous
    En lycklig tidA happy time
  4. (obsolete) successful (whether by chance or not)
    Abd-Elmumens efterträdare förde lyckliga krig emot de kristna i Spanien.
    Abd al-Mu'min's successor waged successful wars against Christians in Spain.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lycklig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular lycklig lyckligare lyckligast
Neuter singular lyckligt lyckligare lyckligast
Plural lyckliga lyckligare lyckligast
Masculine plural3 lycklige lyckligare lyckligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 lycklige lyckligare lyckligaste
All lyckliga lyckligare lyckligaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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