svart

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Faroese[edit]

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 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

svart

  1. black

See also[edit]

Colors in Norwegian Nynorsk · fargar (layout · text)
     kvit      grå      svart      brun
             rosa              raud, ?              oransje              gul, ?
             ?              grøn              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              (turkis), ?
             ?              blå              ?, ?              rosa, lilla

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

svart

  1. past participle of svara

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish svarter, 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 and Danish sort. Related to Latin sordes (dirt), sordere (to be dirty).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

svart (comparative svartare, superlative svartast)

  1. black
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes

Declension[edit]

Inflection of svart
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular svart svartare svartast
Neuter singular svart svartare svartast
Plural svarta svartare svartast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 svarte svartare svartaste
All svarta svartare svartaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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