See also: hog and høg

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  1. inflection of hagur:
    1. strong nominative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative neuter plural
    3. strong accusative neuter plural

Swedish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /høːɡ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -øːɡ

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Swedish hø̄gher, from Proto-Germanic *haugaz, variant of *hauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kewk-.

Adjective edit

hög (comparative högre, superlative högst)

  1. high; tall; reaching a great distance from the ground or being found high above it
  2. of a quantity or value: high, great or large
    Jag betalar alldeles för hög ränta.
    My interest rate is way too high.
  3. (physics, sound) high-pitched
  4. loud; strong sound
  5. (slang) under heavy influence of drugs or narcotics
    Hög som ett hus.
    High as a house.
Declension edit
Inflection of hög
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular hög högre högst
Neuter singular högt högre högst
Plural höga högre högst
Masculine plural3 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 the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
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Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

hög c

  1. a pile, a heap
Declension edit
Declension of hög 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hög högen högar högarna
Genitive högs högens högars högarnas
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