See also: massig, mäßig, and -mäßig

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  1. Switzerland and Liechtenstein standard spelling of -mäßig.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from German -mäßig in words like regelmäßig, from Maß (measure). Compare Danish -mæssig.

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  1. -wise, in terms of (with respect to, concerning)
    Rent ketchupmässigt var det inga problem med burgarna. De hade lagom mycket ketchup.
    Purely ketchupwise, there was no problem with the burgers. They had a good amount of ketchup.
  2. -like (befitting the thing that comes before)
    gentlemannamässigt uppförande
    gentlemanlike behavior

Declension edit

Inflection of -mässig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular -mässig
Neuter singular -mässigt
Plural -mässiga
Masculine plural3 -mässige
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 -mässige
All -mässiga
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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