stendød

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sten- (quite, very) +‎ død (dead)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /steːndød/, [ˈsd̥eːnˈd̥øðˀ]

Adjective[edit]

stendød

  1. (informal) stone dead (unquestionably dead)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of stendød
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular stendød 2
Neuter singular stendødt 2
Plural stendøde 2
Definite attributive1 stendøde
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sten (stone) +‎ død (dead).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stendød (neuter stendødt, definite and plural stendøde)

  1. (informal) stone dead (unquestionably dead)

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Usage notes[edit]

This spelling may be used in Riksmål, based on Danish (see the Danish entry above). The official Bokmål and Nynorsk spellings are steindød and steindaud. Stendød would certainly not be used in Nynorsk.