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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /løstən/, [ˈløsd̥ən]

Etymology 1Edit

Derived from lyst ‎(desire, lust) or maybe a conversion of lystende, the present participle of lyste ‎(to feel like, want, wish).

AdjectiveEdit

lysten ‎(neuter lystent, definite and plural lystne)

  1. lascivious, lustful
  2. voluptuous (suggestive of or characterized by full, generous, pleasurable sensation)
SynonymsEdit
Usage notesEdit

A loosely related morpheme "-lysten" exists in compounds, and has the meaning "with great desire to do or achieve something", e.g. eventyrlysten ‎(adventurous) and stridslysten ‎(eager to fight).

Etymology 2Edit

See lyst ‎(desire, lust).

NounEdit

lysten c

  1. singular definite of lyst

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lysten m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of lyst
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