skygg

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

skygg

  1. imperative of skygge

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skygg (masculine and feminine skygg, neuter skygt, definite singular and plural skygge, comparative skyggare, indefinite superlative skyggast, definite superlative skyggaste)

  1. shy, frightened
    • 1966, Olav H. Hauge, "Sanningi":
      Sanningi er ein skygg fugl.
      The truth is a shy bird.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb sky (to shy)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skygg (comparative skyggare, superlative skyggast)

  1. shy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of skygg
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular skygg skyggare skyggast
Neuter singular skyggt skyggare skyggast
Plural skygga skyggare skyggast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 skygge skyggare skyggaste
All skygga skyggare skyggaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.