sjuk

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sjuk (masculine sjuk; feminine sjuk; neuter sjukt; plural sjuke; comparative sjukere; superlative sjukest)

  1. Alternative form of syk

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjúkr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sjuk ‎(masculine and feminine sjuk, neuter sjukt, definite singular and plural sjuke, comparative sjukare, indefinite superlative sjukast, definite superlative sjukaste)

  1. sick, ill, diseased
    Eg er vorten sjuk.
    I've become ill.
  2. (informal) crazy (unexpected, surprising)
    Det var heilt sjukt!
    It was completely crazy!
    Det er det sjukaste eg har sett.
    It's the craziest thing I've seen.
  3. sick, depraved
    Du er ein sjuk person.
    You are a sick person.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sjúkr, from Proto-Germanic *seukaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sjuk (comparative sjukare, superlative sjukast)

  1. sick, ill (having a disease)
  2. (colloquial) sick, disturbed, mentally unstable
  3. sick (in bad taste)
    Ett sjukt skämt.
    A sick joke.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sjuk
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sjuk sjukare sjukast
Neuter singular sjukt sjukare sjukast
Plural sjuka sjukare sjukast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 sjuke sjukare sjukaste
All sjuka sjukare sjukaste
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.

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