sikker

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German seker, from Latin sēcūrus “secure, unworried”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sekər/, [ˈseɡ̊ɐ]

Adjective[edit]

sikker

  1. safe, secure
  2. sure, certain

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of sikker
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular sikker sikrere sikrest2
Neuter singular sikkert sikrere sikrest2
Plural sikre sikrere sikrest2
Definite attributive1 sikre sikrere sikreste
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.

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Yiddish שיכּור(shiker), from Hebrew שִׁיכֺּור(šikkōr).

Adjective[edit]

sikker ‎(comparative sikkerder, superlative sikkerst)

  1. drunk, loaded, intoxicated

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of sikker
uninflected sikker
inflected sikkere
comparative sikkerder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial sikker sikkerder het sikkerst
het sikkerste
indefinite m./f. sing. sikkere sikkerdere sikkerste
n. sing. sikker sikkerder sikkerste
plural sikkere sikkerdere sikkerste
definite sikkere sikkerdere sikkerste
partitive sikkers sikkerders

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish sikker, from Middle Low German seker, from Latin sēcūrus “secure, unworried”.

Adjective[edit]

sikker

  1. (informal, dated) sure, certain

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish sikker, from Middle Low German seker, from Latin sēcūrus “secure, unworried”.

Adjective[edit]

sikker ‎(neuter singular sikkert, definite singular and plural sikre, comparative sikrere, indefinite superlative sikrest, definite superlative sikreste)

  1. safe, secure
  2. sure, certain

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish sikker, from Middle Low German seker, from Latin sēcūrus “secure, unworried”.

Adjective[edit]

sikker ‎(neuter singular sikkert, definite singular and plural sikre, comparative sikrare, indefinite superlative sikrast, definite superlative sikraste)

  1. safe, secure
  2. sure, certain

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