lycklig

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lycka +‎ -lig

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lycklig (comparative lyckligare, superlative lyckligast)

  1. lucky, fortunate (successful by luck)
  2. lucky, happy, glad (enjoying peace, comfort, etc; contented, joyous)
  3. (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 on the Christians in Spain.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lycklig
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular lycklig lyckligare lyckligast
Neuter singular lyckligt lyckligare lyckligast
Plural lyckliga 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 an attributive role.