snål

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish snāl (cheap, greedy).

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Adjective[edit]

snål (comparative snålare, superlative snålast)

  1. unwilling to give money; cheap, stingy
  2. meagre; deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent
    1. (in compounds) containing a small amount or using few resources
  3. (of a wind) biting, cutting

Declension[edit]

Inflection of snål
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular snål snålare snålast
Neuter singular snålt snålare snålast
Plural snåla snålare snålast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 snåle snålare snålaste
All snåla snålare snålaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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