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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beskeːdən/, [b̥eˈsɡ̊eːˀðən]

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German beschēden. Compare Dutch bescheiden and German bescheiden.

AdjectiveEdit

beskeden

  1. modest, unassuming
  2. modest, moderate, humble
  3. plain, simple

InflectionEdit

Inflection of beskeden
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular beskeden 2
Neuter singular beskedent 2
Plural beskedne 2
Definite attributive1 beskedne
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

beskeden

  1. definite singular of besked