DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fátœkr, from fár (few) +‎ tœkr (taking). Cognate with Norwegian fattig, Swedish fattig, and Icelandic fátækur

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AdjectiveEdit

fattig

  1. poor (with no possessions or money)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of fattig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular fattig fattigere fattigst2
Neuter singular fattigt fattigere fattigst2
Plural fattige fattigere fattigst2
Definite attributive1 fattige fattigere fattigste
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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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fátœkr

AdjectiveEdit

fattig (neuter singular fattig, definite singular and plural fattige, comparative fattigere, indefinite superlative fattigst, definite superlative fattigste)

  1. poor (with no possessions or money)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fátœkr

AdjectiveEdit

fattig (neuter singular fattig, definite singular and plural fattige, comparative fattigare, indefinite superlative fattigast, definite superlative fattigaste)

  1. poor (as above)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fátœkr. Cognate with Icelandic fátækur.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaˌtɪɡ/, [ˈfaˌtːɪɡ]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

fattig (comparative fattigare, superlative fattigast)

  1. poor (with no possessions or money)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of fattig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular fattig fattigare fattigast
Neuter singular fattigt fattigare fattigast
Plural fattiga fattigare fattigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 fattige fattigare fattigaste
All fattiga fattigare fattigaste
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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