hög

See also: hog and høg

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IcelandicEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hög

  1. the nominative feminine singular form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur ‎(dexterous, handy)
  2. the nominative plural neuter form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur ‎(dexterous, handy)
  3. the accusative plural neuter form of the strong inflection of the adjective hagur ‎(dexterous, handy)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish høgher, from Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-, a suffixed form of *kew-. Compare Norwegian høg, Danish høj.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hög (comparative högre, superlative högst)

  1. high; which reaches a great distance from the ground or is located a great distance from the ground
  2. of a quantity or value: high, great or large
    Jag betalar alldeles för hög ränta
    My interest rate is way too high
  3. high-pitched
  4. loud; strong sound
  5. (slang) under heavy influence of drugs or narcotics
    Hög som ett hus.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of hög
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular hög högre högst
Neuter singular högt högre högst
Plural höga högre högst
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 höge högre högste
All höga högre högsta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse haugr, from Proto-Germanic *haugaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kowk-, *kewk-.

NounEdit

hög c

  1. a pile, a heap

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of hög 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hög högen högar högarna
Genitive högs högens högars högarnas

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