tæt

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See also: tat, tắt, tät, tát, Tat, and táet

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þéttr (tight, watertight), from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz, cognate with Swedish tät, English tight, Dutch, German dicht. Doublet of tight.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛt/, [ˈtˢɛd̥]

Adjective[edit]

tæt (plural and definite singular attributive tætte)

  1. close (with a little or no distance)
  2. dense, tight, thick, heavy (with a high density)
  3. watertight, waterproof, air-tight (impenetrable by water or air)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tæt
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular tæt tættere tættest2
Neuter singular tæt tættere tættest2
Plural tætte tættere tættest2
Definite attributive1 tætte tættere tætteste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tæt

  1. closely (with little or no distance)
  2. densely, thickly, tight, tightly, heavily (with a high density)