skemmtilegur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skemtiligr (amusing, interesting, pleasant), confer the Old Norse óskemtiligr (dull, uninteresting), skemtiliga (amusingly, pleasantly), skemta (to amuse, to entertain), skemtan or skemtun (entertainment) and skemtanligr (amusing, pleasant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈskɛm̥tɪˌlɛːɣʏr/

Adjective[edit]

skemmtilegur (comparative skemmtilegri, superlative skemmtilegastur)

  1. funny, amusing
    Systir hans þykir skemmtileg.
    His sister is considered to be amusing.
  2. entertaining, diverting
  3. interesting

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