skarp

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skarpr, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb(h), from *(s)ker- ‎(to cut).

Adjective[edit]

skarp ‎(neuter singular skarpt, definite singular and plural skarpe, comparative skarpere, indefinite superlative skarpest, definite superlative skarpeste)

  1. sharp

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish skarper, from Old Norse skarpr, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb(h), from *(s)ker- ‎(to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skarp (comparative skarpare, superlative skarpast)

  1. sharp, critical, cutting
  2. sharp; able to cut easily
  3. strong (about smells)
  4. poignant, pungent; such as the smell of ammonia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of skarp
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular skarp skarpare skarpast
Neuter singular skarpt skarpare skarpast
Plural skarpa skarpare skarpast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 skarpe skarpare skarpaste
All skarpa skarpare skarpaste
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.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (able to cut): vass

Derived terms[edit]