mörk

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish myrker, mørker, from Old Norse myrkr, from Proto-Germanic *mirkwijaz. Cognate to English murk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mörk (comparative mörkare, superlative mörkast)

  1. dark (having an absolute or relative lack of light)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mörk
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular mörk mörkare mörkast
Neuter singular mörkt mörkare mörkast
Plural mörka mörkare mörkast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 mörke mörkare mörkaste
All mörka mörkare mörkaste
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.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse myrkr.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mörk (neuter mört, comparative mörkänä, superlative mörkäst)

  1. dark
    Hä jär no na mört i da, men ä var mörkänä i går.
    It is dark today, but it was darker yesterday.

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

mörk

  1. become dark
    Hä håll å möörk.
    It is getting dark.
    Daga börj möörk.
    Days are getting darker.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “mörk”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 458