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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse losti (late Old Norse lyst).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lyst c (singular definite lysten, plural indefinite lyster)

  1. inclination, desire, wish
    Jeg havde ingen lyst til mad, men nødte mig selv til at spise.
    I had no desire for food, but compelled myself to eat.
  2. lust, passion (especially of a sexual nature)
    De blev grebet af lyst.
    They were seized by lust.
  3. (now uncommon) delight, pleasure, revelry
    • 1833, Christian Molbech, Dansk Ordbog (etc.), page 436
      ”Til Lyst for mig og Verden gid jeg kunde hensynge saa mit Liv:” C.Frimann.
      "Would that I could, for the delight of myself and the world, thus spend my life in song:" C.Frimann.
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Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See lys (bright, clear, light).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lyst

  1. neuter singular of lys

Etymology 3Edit

See lyse (to shine, give out light).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lyːst/, [lyːˀsd̥]

VerbEdit

lyst

  1. past participle of lyse

Etymology 4Edit

See lyste (want, desire).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lyst

  1. (rare) imperative of lyste

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lyst, from Middle Low German lust, lyst, from Old Saxon lust, from Proto-Germanic *lustuz. Doublet of losti (lust, desire).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lyst f (genitive singular lystar, nominative plural lystir)

  1. appetite
  2. desire

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lyst

  1. neuter singular of lys

NounEdit

lyst f, m (definite singular lysta or lysten, indefinite plural lyster, definite plural lystene)

  1. delight
  2. desire
  3. lust
  4. passion
  5. pleasure
  6. zest

VerbEdit

lyst

  1. past participle of lyse

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

lyst

  1. past participle of lysa

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

lyst

  1. neuter singular of lys

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

lyst

  1. supine of lysa.
  2. past participle of lysa.