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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lítill.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

liten (feminine singular lita or liten, neuter singular lite or smått, definite singular lille or vesle, plural små, comparative mindre, indefinite superlative minst, definite superlative minste)

  1. small (not large), little

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse lítill, accusative masculine singular lítinn.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

liten (masculine liten, feminine lita, neuter lite, definite singular litle/lisle/vesle, plural små/småe, comparative mindre, indefinite superlative minst, definite superlative minste)

  1. small, little

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

liten

  1. masculine and feminine past participle of lita and lite

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

liten m

  1. singular definite of lit

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

liten

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of litar.
  2. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of litar.
  3. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of litar.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lítinn, accusative of lítill, from Proto-Germanic *lītilaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /²liːtɛn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːtɛn

AdjectiveEdit

liten (comparative mindre, superlative minst)

  1. small, little; of small size
    Men så små hennes händer är!
    Look how small her hands are!
    Varför ger du mig alltid den minsta biten?
    Why do you always give me the smallest piece?

Usage notesEdit

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of liten
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular liten mindre minst
Neuter singular litet mindre minst
Plural små mindre minst
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 lille mindre minste
All lilla mindre minsta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

NounEdit

liten

  1. definite singular of lit

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