spektakel

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Spektakel, from Latin spectaculum (show).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spetakəl/, [sb̥eˈtˢɑɡ̊əl]

Noun[edit]

spektakel n (singular definite spektaklet, plural indefinite spektakler)

  1. (uncountable) noise, din
  2. (mostly plural) disturbances

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French spectacle, from Latin spectaculum (a show, spectacle), from spectare (to see, behold), frequentative of specere (to see). See species.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: spek‧ta‧kel

Noun[edit]

spektakel n (plural spektakels, diminutive spektakeltje n)

  1. spectacle

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spektakel n

  1. (dated) a show, a theatre play
  2. ridicule, laughing-stock (to behave like some theatre play)
    Med spott och spe och skymf och kränkningar. / På öppna torg man förde mig ikring / Som ett spektakel inför allmänheten. (Translation by Hagberg)
    With scoffs and scorns and contumelious taunts. / In open market-place produced they me, / To be a public spectacle to all: (Shakespeare, Henry VI, part 1, act 1, scene 4)
  3. a noise, fight, rumble, a scene, a scandal
    Ställ inte till något spektakel = Don't make a scene

Declension[edit]

Declension of spektakel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative spektakel spektaklet spektakel spektaklen
Genitive spektakels spektaklets spektakels spektaklens
Declension of spektakel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative spektakel spektaklet spektakler spektaklerna
Genitive spektakels spektaklets spektaklers spektaklernas

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