slarvig

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Etymology[edit]

slarv +‎ -ig

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Adjective[edit]

slarvig (comparative slarvigare, superlative slarvigast)

  1. sloppy, slapdash (careless or imprecise)
    Undersökningen avslöjade slarviga övervakningsförfaranden.
    The investigation revealed sloppy monitoring procedures.
    Hon blir alltmer slarvig i sitt arbete.
    She is becoming increasingly sloppy in her work.
    Slarviga människor handlar utan tillbörlig omsorg.
    Sloppy people act without due care.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of slarvig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular slarvig slarvigare slarvigast
Neuter singular slarvigt slarvigare slarvigast
Plural slarviga slarvigare slarvigast
Masculine plural3 slarvige slarvigare slarvigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 slarvige slarvigare slarvigaste
All slarviga slarvigare slarvigaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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