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koselig

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From kose +‎ -lig

AdjectiveEdit

koselig (neuter singular koselig, definite singular and plural koselige)

  1. cosy, cozy (US), comfortable
  2. nice, pleasant
  3. hello, a greeting

Usage notesEdit

Koselig's use as a greeting is synecdoche from its appearance in the Norwegian phrase "koselig å hilse deg ("nice to meet/see you"). As such, it most frequently appears following other words of greeting as in "Hei! Koselig!" or "Hallo, koselig".

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