sydvest

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From syd +‎ vest; headgear from Dutch zuidwester

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sydvɛst/, [syðˈvɛsd̥]

Noun[edit]

sydvest c (singular definite sydvesten, plural indefinite sydveste or sydvester)

  1. (indeclinable) The southwest.
  2. (countable) cape ann, southwester, sou'wester (an oilskin cap whose brim is longer in back than in front, designed to repel wind and rain)

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sydvest

  1. Toward the southwest, southwestern.

See also[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From syd +‎ vest; the hat possibly from Dutch zuidwester (as in Danish)

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sydvest

  1. south-west / southwest (for / of)

Noun 1[edit]

sydvest ‎(indeclinable)

  1. southwest or south-west (point of the compass)

Noun 2[edit]

sydvest m ‎(definite singular sydvesten, indefinite plural sydvester, definite plural sydvestene)

  1. a sou'wester (waterproof hat)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Dutch zuidwester, as in Danish.

Noun[edit]

sydvest m ‎(definite singular sydvesten, indefinite plural sydvestar, definite plural sydvestane)

  1. a sou'wester (waterproof hat)

Usage notes[edit]

The point of the compass is sørvest in Nynorsk.

References[edit]