smert

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See also: смерть

Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

smert

  1. imperative of smerte

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English smeart, from Proto-West Germanic *smart, from Proto-Germanic *smartaz. Forms in -e- reflect the usual development of OE -ea- in some dialects, but are probably largely due to the influence of smerten.

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Adjective[edit]

smert (plural and weak singular smerte, comparative smerter, superlative smertest)

  1. painful, hurtful, punishing, injurious
  2. difficult, troubling, distressing
  3. strong, aggressive
  4. damaging, violent, powerful, intense, raging
  5. (Late Middle English) quick, speedy, alert
  6. (rare) rough, raw
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: smart (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: smert
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

smert

  1. Alternative form of smerte

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

smert f (Cyrillic spelling смерт)

  1. (Kajkavian) death
    • 1936, Miroslav Krleža, Petrica i galženjaki
      Tak je na svetu da za najvekšeg suca
      smert se s kosum vre okolo smuca.

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