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): /ˈscɛm̥tɪˌlɛːɣʏr/

Adjective[edit]

skemmtilegur ‎(comparative skemmtilegri, superlative skemmtilegastur)

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

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