Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Swedish iæmpn, from Old Norse jafn, from Proto-Germanic *ebnaz. Compare Danish jævn, Norwegian Bokmål jevn, Norwegian Nynorsk jamn, Faroese javnur, Icelandic jafn, English even, Dutch even, effen, German eben.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Adjective edit

jämn (comparative jämnare, superlative jämnast)

  1. smooth, even
    en jämn yta
    a smooth surface
  2. (mathematics, of a number) even (divisible by 2)
  3. (mathematics, of a function) even (fulfilling f(-x)=f(x))

Declension edit

Inflection of jämn
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular jämn jämnare jämnast
Neuter singular jämnt jämnare jämnast
Plural jämna jämnare jämnast
Masculine plural3 jämne jämnare jämnast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 jämne jämnare jämnaste
All jämna jämnare jämnaste
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

Antonyms edit

  • (antonym(s) of of a number): udda
  • (antonym(s) of of a function): udda

Derived terms edit

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