SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish hemeliker, from Old Norse heimiligr, from Middle Low German heimelik, from Proto-West Germanic *haimalīk, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz (home). Compare with English homely.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

hemlig (comparative hemligare, superlative hemligast)

  1. secret (being or kept hidden)
    Din far var en av hemliga polisens betalade drängar.
    Your father was one of the stooges of the secret police.

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