svensk

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svænskr, from Proto-Germanic *swihaniskaz (Swedish), cognate with Swedish svensk. Derived from *swihô (Swede).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsvɛnˀsk/, [ˈsʋ̥ɛnˀsɡ̊]

Adjective[edit]

svensk (plural and definite singular attributive svenske)

  1. Swedish (relating to the country, people or language of Sweden)

Noun[edit]

svensk n (singular definite (rare) svensken)

  1. the Swedish language

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svenskr

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svensk (neuter singular svensk, definite singular and plural svenske)

  1. Swedish (of, from or pertaining to Sweden)

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Noun[edit]

svensk m (definite singular svensken, uncountable)

  1. Swedish (the language)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svenskr

Adjective[edit]

svensk (neuter singular svensk, definite singular and plural svenske)

  1. Swedish (of, from or pertaining to Sweden)

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Noun[edit]

svensk m (definite singular svensken, uncountable)

  1. Swedish (the language)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse svenskr, sœnskr, from Proto-Germanic *swihaniskaz (Swedish), from *swihô (Swede).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /svɛnːsk/
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Adjective[edit]

svensk (comparative svenskare, superlative svenskast)

  1. Swedish; of or pertaining to Sweden or the Swedish language

Declension[edit]

Inflection of svensk
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular svensk svenskare svenskast
Neuter singular svenskt svenskare svenskast
Plural svenska svenskare svenskast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 svenske svenskare svenskaste
All svenska svenskare svenskaste
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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Noun[edit]

svensk c (feminine: svenska)

  1. a Swede; person from Sweden

Declension[edit]

Declension of svensk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative svensk svensken svenskar svenskarna
Genitive svensks svenskens svenskars svenskarnas

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dalian svenska (“to write or speak Swedish.”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

svensk (preterite & supine svenskä)

  1. (intransitive) To speak Swedish.[1][2]
  2. (intransitive) To attitudinise to speak good Swedish.[2]

Noun[edit]

svensk ?

  1. Swedish.[1]
    tala swenskto speak Swedish

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Källskog, Margareta, 1992 Attityd, interferens, genitivsyntax. Studier i nutida Överkalixmål [Attitudes, interference, genitive syntax. Studies in the present-day dialect of Överkalix] (in Swedish), Uppsala: Dialekt- och folkminnesarkivet, p. 37, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Svensk”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 703