skeiv

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skeifr

Adjective[edit]

skeiv (masculine and feminine skeiv, neuter skeivt, definite singular and plural skeive, comparative skeivere, indefinite superlative skeivest, definite superlative skeiveste)

  1. alternative form of skjev

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skeifr. Akin to English skew

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skeiv (masculine and feminine skeiv, neuter skeivt, definite singular and plural skeive, comparative skeivare, indefinite superlative skeivast, definite superlative skeivaste)

  1. slanting, crooked, askew, oblique (not straight)
    Hylla er skeiv.
    The shelf is crooked.
  2. skewed
    Han ga ei skeiv framstilling.
    He gave a skewed presentation.
  3. queer (not heterosexual)

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