stygg

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse styggr

Adjective[edit]

stygg ‎(neuter singular stygt, definite singular and plural stygge, comparative styggere, indefinite superlative styggest, definite superlative styggeste)

  1. ugly (displeasing to the eye; not aesthetically pleasing)
  2. (of a wound or a cut) nasty; serious
  3. (chiefly dialect) naughty, bad (tending to misbehave or act badly)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse styggr

Adjective[edit]

stygg ‎(neuter singular stygt, definite singular and plural stygge, comparative styggare, indefinite superlative styggast, definite superlative styggaste)

  1. ugly (displeasing to the eye; not aesthetically pleasing)
  2. (of a wound or a cut) nasty; serious
  3. (chiefly dialect) naughty, bad (tending to misbehave or act badly)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish stygger, from Old Norse styggr.

Adjective[edit]

stygg

  1. naughty, mean, bad (tending to misbehave or act badly)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of stygg
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular stygg styggare styggast
Neuter singular styggt styggare styggast
Plural stygga styggare styggast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 stygge styggare styggaste
All stygga styggare styggaste
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.

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