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fler

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

fler

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of flō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fler

  1. comparative form of mange (English more) (countable).

PronounEdit

fler

  1. more

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Swedish flere, flæster, like Icelandic fleiri, flestr, related to Latin plus and Ancient Greek πλἑες (plhees), πλεῖστος (pleîstos).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fler or flera, superlative flest or flesta

  1. more and most (in numbers)
    De var många, men vi var fler.
    They were many, but there were more of us.
    De flesta kan läsa.
    Most (people) can read.
    Jag plockade fler äpplen än Anna, men Sven plockade flest äpplen.
    I picked more apples than Anna, but Sven picked even more apples.
    Sven plockade de flesta äpplena, så blev det inte så många kvar till Anna och mig.
    Sven picked most of the apples (on the tree), so not many were left to Anna and me.

Usage notesEdit

  • Many (non-linguist) native Swedish speakers would consider this to be a comparative of mången, månget, många (many), which however is a pronoun and not an adjective.

See alsoEdit