skön

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish skön, from Middle Low German schōne, from Old Saxon skōni, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz ‎(beautiful, shining). compare German schön

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skön (comparative skönare, superlative skönast)

  1. beautiful, fair
    Spegel, spegel på väggen där, säg vem som skönast i landet är?
    Mirror, mirror on the wall, who in the land is fairest of all?
  2. comfortable (providing comfort and ease; agreeable)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of skön
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular skön skönare skönast
Neuter singular skönt skönare skönast
Plural sköna skönare skönast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 sköne skönare skönaste
All sköna skönare skönaste
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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Noun[edit]

skön n

  1. liking, preference, arbitration
    efter eget skön
    according to one's own preference

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