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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐθνικός (ethnikós) and ἔθνος (éthnos)

AdjectiveEdit

etnisk

  1. ethnic

InflectionEdit

Inflection of etnisk
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular etnisk 2
Neuter singular etnisk 2
Plural etniske 2
Definite attributive1 etniske
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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Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

etnisk (neuter singular etnisk, definite singular and plural etniske)

  1. ethnic

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

etnisk (neuter singular etnisk, definite singular and plural etniske)

  1. ethnic

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐθνικός (ethnikós) and ἔθνος (éthnos), cognate with German ethnisch, English ethnic, used in Swedish since 1864.

AdjectiveEdit

etnisk (not comparable)

  1. ethnic (of or relating to a group of people of common background)
  2. ethnic (belonging to a foreign culture)
    etnisk mat, etniska livsmedel
    ethnic food

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of etnisk
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular etnisk
Neuter singular etniskt
Plural etniska
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 etniske
All etniska
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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