skum

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

skum

  1. Obsolete form of scum.
    • 1825, William Kitchiner, The Cook's Oracle
      [] by keeping the Water a certain time heating without boiling — the Meat swells — becomes tender — its fibres are dilated — and it yields a quantity of Skum, which must be taken off as soon as it appears.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Compare with German Schaum

Noun[edit]

skum n (definite singular skummet)

  1. foam, froth
  2. (from soap, shampoo) lather

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Noun[edit]

skum n (definite singular skummet)

  1. foam, froth
  2. (from soap, shampoo) lather

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skum (comparative skummare, superlative skummast)

  1. dark, not illuminated
  2. dodgy, shady; which cannot stand being made public; immoral or possibly even illegal or performing illegal actions

Declension[edit]

Inflection of skum
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular skum skummare skummast
Neuter singular skumt skummare skummast
Plural skumma skummare skummast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 skumme skummare skummaste
All skumma skummare skummaste
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]

Noun[edit]

skum n

  1. head (foam on carbonated beverages)
  2. froth, foam

Declension[edit]

Declension of skum 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skum skummet skum skummen
Genitive skums skummets skums skummens