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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

  1. lascivious, lustful
  2. voluptuous (suggestive of or characterized by full, generous, pleasurable sensation)
InflectionEdit
Inflection of lysten
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular lysten 2
Neuter singular lystent 2
Plural lystne 2
Definite attributive1 lystne
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
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

Non-lemma forms.

NounEdit

lysten c

  1. singular definite of lyst

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

lysten m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of lyst