svett

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From past participle of Old Norse sveitast

Adjective[edit]

svett (neuter singular svett, definite singular and plural svette, comparative svettere, indefinite superlative svettest, definite superlative svetteste)

  1. sweaty

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

svett

  1. imperative of svette

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svett

  1. (colloquial) sweaty
Declension[edit]
Inflection of svett
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular svett
Neuter singular svett
Plural svetta
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 svette
All svetta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse sveiti, from Proto-Germanic *swait-, *swaitô, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- (to sweat), *sweyd-.

Noun[edit]

svett c

  1. sweat
Declension[edit]
Declension of svett 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative svett svetten
Genitive svetts svettens
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