sådan

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See also: sadan

Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German sōdan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔdən/, [ˈsʌd̥ən], IPA(key): /sɔnən/, [ˈsʌnˀən] or as exclamation IPA(key): /sɔdan/, [ˈsʌˈd̥an]
  • (informal or fast speech) IPA(key): [sʌnˀ], IPA(key): [sn̩ˀ]

Adjective[edit]

sådan

  1. such
  2. like this, like that, like these, like those
  3. (adverbial)
    1. like this, like that, in this way, in that way
    2. so much
    3. about, something like
    4. sort of

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of sådan
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular sådan 2
Neuter singular sådant 2
Plural sådanne 2
Definite attributive1 sådanne
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sådan (neuter sådant, plural sådana)

  1. such, such a
    Med en sådan vän, vem behöver fiender? = With such a friend, who needs enemies?
    Sådan är världen, det är bara vänja sig. = Such is the world, just get used to it.