Last modified on 26 October 2014, at 22:11

lysten

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /løstən/, [ˈløsd̥ən]

Etymology 1Edit

Derived from lyst (desire, lust) or maybe a conversion of lystende, the present participle of lyste (to feel like, want, wish).

AdjectiveEdit

lysten (neuter lystent, definite and plural lystne)

  1. lascivious, lustful
  2. voluptuous (suggestive of or characterized by full, generous, pleasurable sensation)
SynonymsEdit
Usage notesEdit

A loosely related morpheme "-lysten" exists in compounds, and has the meaning "with great desire to do or achieve something", e.g. eventyrlysten (adventurous) and stridslysten (eager to fight).

Etymology 2Edit

See lyst (desire, lust).

NounEdit

lysten c

  1. singular definite of lyst

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lysten m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of lyst