Equivalent to fugt (moisture) +‎ -ig. From Middle Low German vuchtich (moist), derived from Middle Low German vucht (moist, moisture), from Proto-Germanic *funhtijaz (cf. Danish fugt). Norwegian fuktig Swedish fuktig are also borrowed from Low German.



fugtig n (singular definite fugtigt, plural indefinite fugtige)

  1. moist, humid, wet
  2. damp
  3. boozy (with a lot of alcohol)


Inflection of fugtig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular fugtig fugtigere fugtigst2
Neuter singular fugtigt fugtigere fugtigst2
Plural fugtige fugtigere fugtigst2
Definite attributive1 fugtige fugtigere fugtigste
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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