sval

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Czech

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Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech sval. By surface analysis, deverbal from svalit.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈsval]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -al

Noun

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sval m inan (related adjective svalový)

  1. muscle

Declension

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Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • sval”, in Příruční slovník jazyka českého (in Czech), 1935-1957
  • sval”, in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého (in Czech), 1960–1971, 1989
  • sval”, in Internetová jazyková příručka (in Czech)

Danish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse svalr (cool).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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sval

  1. cool

Inflection

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Inflection of sval
Positive Comparative Superlative
Indefinte common singular sval svalere svalest2
Indefinite neuter singular svalt svalere svalest2
Plural svale svalere svalest2
Definite attributive1 svale svalere svaleste
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.

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse svalr.

Adjective

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sval (neuter singular svalt, definite singular and plural svale, comparative svalere, indefinite superlative svalest, definite superlative svaleste)

  1. cool (temperature)
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Etymology 2

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Verb

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sval

  1. imperative of svale

References

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From Old Norse svalr.

Adjective

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sval (neuter svalt, definite singular and plural svale, comparative svalare, indefinite superlative svalast, definite superlative svalaste)

  1. cool (temperature)
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References

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Slovak

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Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sk

Pronunciation

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Noun

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sval m inan (genitive singular svalu, nominative plural svaly, genitive plural svalov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. muscle

Declension

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References

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  • sval”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse svalr.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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sval (comparative svalare, superlative svalast)

  1. cool, slightly chilly
    • 2012 November 30, Ruth Peterson, “Svindlande upplevelser till fots i Kalabrien”, in Dagen:
      Högt uppe njuter vi av en sval bris och svindlande utsikt över havet.
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  2. (figuratively) low (of interest or the like)
    Intresset för att göra något åt situationen har varit svalt
    Interest in doing something about the situation has been low ("cool")
  3. (figuratively) chilly (distant and without warmth)
    • 2016 August 14, “Veronica Maggio på Stockholms stadion”, in Dagens Nyheter:
      Den kan vara precis som Veronica Maggios tioårsjubilerande musik: sval, drömsk, nostalgisk.
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Declension

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Inflection of sval
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sval svalare svalast
Neuter singular svalt svalare svalast
Plural svala svalare svalast
Masculine plural3 svale svalare svalast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 svale svalare svalaste
All svala svalare svalaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
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Noun

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sval c

  1. a section of a refrigerator which is slightly less chilly than the rest, usually used for storing vegetables
    • 2014 January 14, Jenny Thorell, “Detoxa din kyl”, in Aftonbladet Wellness:
      Grönsaker som tidigare ruttnat bort i svalen ska enligt Kathy läggas synligt, gärna prydligt skurna i glas- eller plastlådor.
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Declension

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Declension of sval 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sval svalen svalar svalarna
Genitive svals svalens svalars svalarnas

References

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Anagrams

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Volapük

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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sval (nominative plural svals)

  1. swallow (bird)

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