DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse flatr, from Proto-Germanic *flataz, cognate with English flat. The Germanic adjective goes back to Proto-Indo-European *plat- (flat), cf. Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús) (whence, via Latin, Danish plat and plads).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈflæˀð], [ˈflæˀð]

AdjectiveEdit

flad (neuter fladt, plural and definite singular attributive flade)

  1. flat
  2. crestfallen
  3. poor, feeble, insipid
  4. (slang) broke (lacking money)
  5. deadbeat (exhausted)
  6. dead, flat (of a battery: unable to generate power)
  7. (nominally, common gender) a slap to the face
    Jeg stak ham en flad.
    I slapped him.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of flad
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular flad fladere fladest2
Neuter singular fladt fladere fladest2
Plural flade fladere fladest2
Definite attributive1 flade fladere fladeste
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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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin flātus.

NounEdit

flad m (plural flads)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) breath (of air)

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