oskadlig

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

o- +‎ skadlig, from Old Swedish oskadheliker.

Adjective[edit]

oskadlig (comparative oskadligare, superlative oskadligast)

  1. harmless, innocuous
    De sammansvurne hade för övrigt endast att välja mellan kejsarmordet och inbördeskriget, och de kunde ju förebära den cesariska läran om »raison d’État», då de valde det förra som både säkrare och oskadligare.
    The conspirators had by the way only to chose between killing the emperor and civil war, and they could present the Cesarian theory of »raison d’État», when they preferred the former as being both safer and more harmless.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of oskadlig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular oskadlig oskadligare oskadligast
Neuter singular oskadligt oskadligare oskadligast
Plural oskadliga oskadligare oskadligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 oskadlige oskadligare oskadligaste
All oskadliga oskadligare oskadligaste
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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