svart

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svart

  1. inflection of svartur:
    1. neuter nominative singular
    2. neuter accusative singular

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse svartr, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- ‎(dirty, dark, black).

Adjective[edit]

svart ‎(neuter singular svart, definite singular and plural svarte, comparative svartere, indefinite superlative svartest, definite superlative svarteste)

  1. black (colour)
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes
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Noun[edit]

svart n ‎(indeclinable)

  1. black
    kledd i svart - dressed in black

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

svart

  1. past participle of svare

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svartr, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- ‎(dirty, dark, black).

Adjective[edit]

svart ‎(neuter singular svart, definite singular and plural svarte, comparative svartare, indefinite superlative svartast, definite superlative svartaste)

  1. black (colour)
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

svart

  1. black

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svartr, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz ‎(black, dark-coloured), from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- ‎(dirty, dark, black). Cognate with Dutch zwart, English swart, German schwarz, Icelandic svartur, Danish sort, Latin sordes ‎(dirt), sordere ‎(to be dirty).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svart (comparative svartare, superlative svartast)

  1. black
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes

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