skyldig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse skyldugr, from skyldr. In part influenced by Middle Low German schuldich and German schuldig.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skyldi/, [ˈsɡ̊yld̥i]

Adjective[edit]

skyldig

  1. guilty
  2. owed
  3. due

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of skyldig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular skyldig 2
Neuter singular skyldigt 2
Plural skyldige 2
Definite attributive1 skyldige
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skyld +‎ -ig

Adjective[edit]

skyldig (neuter singular skyldig, definite singular and plural skyldige)

  1. guilty

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skyld +‎ -ig

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Adjective[edit]

skyldig (neuter singular skyldig, definite singular and plural skyldige)

  1. guilty

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

skuld +‎ -ig, From late Old Norse skyldugr, from skyldr. In part influenced by Middle Low German schuldich and German schuldig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skyldig (comparative skyldigare, superlative skyldigast)

  1. guilty, owed, due

Declension[edit]

Inflection of skyldig
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular skyldig skyldigare skyldigast
Neuter singular skyldigt skyldigare skyldigast
Plural skyldiga skyldigare skyldigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 skyldige skyldigare skyldigaste
All skyldiga skyldigare skyldigaste
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.

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