Last modified on 20 August 2014, at 22:22
See also: hog and høg

IcelandicEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hög

  1. the nominative feminine singular form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur (dexterous, handy)
  2. the nominative plural neuter form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur (dexterous, handy)
  3. the accusative plural neuter form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur (dexterous, handy)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-. Compare Norwegian høg, Danish høj.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hög (comparative högre, superlative högst)

  1. high; which reaches a great distance from the ground or is located a great distance from the ground
  2. of a quantity or value: high, great or large
    Jag betalar alldeles för hög ränta
    My interest rate is way too high
  3. high-pitched
  4. loud; strong sound
  5. (slang) under heavy influence of drugs or narcotics
    Hög som ett hus.

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NounEdit

hög c

  1. a pile, a heap

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