olik

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse úlíkr, from Proto-Germanic *ungalīkaz; surface analysis: o- +‎ lik. Compare English unlike, Dutch ongelijk, Faroese ólíkur, German ungleich, Norwegian Bokmål ulik.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

olik

  1. unlike, different, dissimilar
    Det vore inte olikt mig att misslyckas med en sådan tillsynes lätt sak.
    It wouldn't be unlike me to fail with such a seemingly trivial task.
  2. different, various
    däck och fälgar till olika bilmärken
    tires and rims for various brands of cars

Declension[edit]

Inflection of olik
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular olik mer olik mest olik
Neuter singular olikt mer olikt mest olikt
Plural olika mer olika mest olika
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 olike mer olike mest olike
All olika mer olika mest olika
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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Determiner[edit]

olik

  1. (possessive) your

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