smarrig

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested from 1970. Derived from smaskig, "tasty", by a word formation that contracts words containing "s" consonant clusters containing "s" into a -rre ending. Compare with firre, from fisk, "fish" or glarre, from glass, "ice cream".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsmarːˌɪ(ɡ)/

Adjective[edit]

smarrig (comparative smarrigare, superlative smarrigast)

  1. (colloquial) Tasty, delicious.
    Den här tårtan är riktigt smarrig.
    "This cake is really tasty."

Declension[edit]

Inflection of smarrig
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular smarrig smarrigare smarrigast
Neuter singular smarrigt smarrigare smarrigast
Plural smarriga smarrigare smarrigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 smarrige smarrigare smarrigaste
All smarriga smarrigare smarrigaste
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.