tyst

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tyst/, [tˢysd̥]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Sanskrit तूष्णीम्(tūṣṇī́m, silent).

Adjective[edit]

tyst

  1. hushed, quiet, silent

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tyst
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular tyst tystere tystest2
Neuter singular tyst tystere tystest2
Plural tyste tystere tystest2
Definite attributive1 tyste tystere tysteste
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.

Adverb[edit]

tyst

  1. quietly, silently

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tyst

  1. quiet; with little or no sound
  2. quiet; having the attribute of not talking much

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tyst
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tyst tystare tystast
Neuter singular tyst tystare tystast
Plural tysta tystare tystast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 tyste tystare tystaste
All tysta tystare tystaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tyst (comparative tystare, superlative tystast)

  1. quietly; causing little or no sound