rolig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ro (calmness) +‎ -lig (-ly)

Adjective[edit]

rolig (neuter roligt, plural and definite singular attributive rolige, comparative roligere, superlative (predicative) roligst, superlative (attributive) roligste)

  1. calm, quiet

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ro +‎ -lig

Adjective[edit]

rolig (neuter singular rolig, definite singular and plural rolige, comparative roligere, indefinite superlative roligst, definite superlative roligste)

  1. calm, quiet, peaceful
  2. leisurely

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish roliker (calm, quiet), from Old Norse róligr. Equivalent to ro +‎ -lig. Cognate with Old Danish rowelig, rolic, Danish rolig (calm, quiet), Norwegian Bokmål rolig (calm, quiet), Norwegian Nynorsk roleg (calm, quiet, steady), Low German rauelik and German ruhig (calm, quiet). Compare the shift in meaning with roa (amuse), from ro (peace, calm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rolig (neuter roligt, definite and plural roliga, comparative roligare, superlative roligast)

  1. funny (amusing; comical), fun
    Fotboll är roligt.
    Football is fun.
    Han är så himla rolig
    He is so funny.
  2. (obsolete) calm, quiet, peaceful

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rolig
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rolig roligare roligast
Neuter singular roligt roligare roligast
Plural roliga roligare roligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rolige roligare roligaste
All roliga roligare roligaste
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.