værre

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See also: varre, verre, and värre

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse verri (worse). A comparative form, from Proto-Germanic *wirsizô.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛrə/, [ˈvæɐ̯ɐ]

Adjective[edit]

værre (comparative, superlative (predicative) værst, superlative (attributive) værste)

  1. worse
  2. bad, difficult, disadvantageous, serious, troublesome, unlucky, unpleasant

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This is a comparative form missing a positive form, hence it can be interpreted as the suppletive comparative form of dårlig and slem, respectively.

Adverb[edit]

værre (comparative, superlative værst)

  1. worse, more bad, more badly