oförtövad

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

o- +‎ past participle of förtöva., known from Old Swedish ofortövadher, cognate with Middle Low German unvortogen.

Adjective[edit]

oförtövad (not comparable)

  1. restless, without delay, immediate

Declension[edit]

Inflection of oförtövad
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular oförtövad
Neuter singular oförtövat
Plural oförtövade
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 oförtövade
All oförtövade
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.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Even though SAOL 13th ed. lists this as an adjective, it seems to be very uncommon in literature. Far more common is the adverb oförtövat. Hellquist describes the adverb, and mentiones the adjective at the end of the article.

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