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See also: tat, Tat, tát, tắt, tất, tą̊t, tæt, -tat, and -tât


Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þéttr (tight, watertight), from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz.


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  1. dense, thick or crowded
  2. dense; compact
  3. impermeable; which does not allow anything (air, water,...) to pass
  4. (slang) rich, in an economically beneficial position
  5. without gaps, figuratively (as about a book) action-packed
Inflection of tät
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tät tätare tätast
Neuter singular tätt tätare tätast
Plural täta tätare tätast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 täte tätare tätaste
All täta tätare tätaste
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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Etymology 2[edit]

From French tête (head)


tät c

Nearly always used in the definite form, täten.

  1. the front, the foremost part
    en ung löjtnant red i tätena young lieutenant rode in the front
  2. the lead, the foremost or most distinguished in a group
    Knivsta ligger i täten när det gäller befolkningsökningKnivsta is in the lead when it comes to population increase