skämt

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See also: skamt

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɧɛmt/
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish skæmt, from skæmta (to joke), whence also modern Swedish skämta. Cognate with Danish skæmt, Norwegian Bokmål skjemt and Norwegian Nynorsk skjemt.

Noun[edit]

skämt n

  1. a joke (amusing story)
Declension[edit]
Declension of skämt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skämt skämtet skämt skämten
Genitive skämts skämtets skämts skämtens
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • skämta in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb skämma.

Adjective[edit]

skämt

  1. absolute indefinite neuter singular of skämd.

Verb[edit]

skämt

  1. supine of skämma.

Further reading[edit]