sjælden

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjaldan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sjɛlən/, [ˈɕɛln̩]

Adjective[edit]

sjælden

  1. rare, infrequent
  2. remarkable, exceptional
  3. scarce

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of sjælden
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular sjælden sjældnere sjældnest2
Neuter singular sjældent sjældnere sjældnest2
Plural sjældne sjældnere sjældnest2
Definite attributive1 sjældne sjældnere sjældneste
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.

Adverb[edit]

sjælden (also sjældent)

  1. seldom, rarely, infrequently