SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jʉːs/
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  • Rhymes: -ʉːs

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish liūs, from Old Norse ljóss, from Proto-Germanic *leuhsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *lewk-so-, from Proto-Indo-European *lewk-.

AdjectiveEdit

ljus

  1. of light or color: bright
  2. of sound; high-pitched
    En ljus röstA high-pitched voice
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of ljus
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ljus ljusare ljusast
Neuter singular ljust ljusare ljusast
Plural ljusa ljusare ljusast
Masculine plural3 ljuse ljusare ljusast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 ljuse ljusare ljusaste
All ljusa ljusare ljusaste
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

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish liūs, from Old Norse ljós, from Proto-Germanic *leuhsą, from Proto-Indo-European *lewk-so-m, from Proto-Indo-European *lewk-.

NounEdit

ljus n

  1. (uncountable) light
  2. (countable) a candle; a kind of light source
    Att tända ett ljusTo light a candle
DeclensionEdit
Declension of ljus 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ljus ljuset ljus ljusen
Genitive ljus ljusets ljus ljusens
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