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tecken n

  1. A visible indication; a sign.
    Det mörka molnet är ett tecken på att det kommer börja regna.
    That dark cloud is a sign that it will begin to rain.
  2. A meaningful gesture
  3. A symbol, for example a letter of the alphabet or a more specialized sign.
  4. (mathematics) sign (plus or minus)
  5. A unit in the sign language, corresponding to a word in spoken language.
  6. Short for stjärntecken (astrological sign).
  7. Short for järtecken (omen).


Declension of tecken 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tecken tecknet tecken tecknen
Genitive teckens tecknets teckens tecknens


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