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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nyde(enjoy) +‎ -lig, from Middle Low German nūtlik. Compare German niedlich.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nyːdəli/, [ˈnyːðəli]

AdjectiveEdit

nydelig

  1. pretty, attractive, lovely
  2. well-groomed

InflectionEdit

The comparative form, nydeligere, is rare.

Inflection of nydelig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular nydelig nydeligere nydeligst2
Neuter singular nydeligt nydeligere nydeligst2
Plural nydelige nydeligere nydeligst2
Definite attributive1 nydelige nydeligere nydeligste
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.

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

nydelig or nydeligt

  1. prettily, attractively, in a lovely way

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From (obsolete spelling) nyde(enjoy) +‎ -lig, from Middle Low German nūtlik. Compare German niedlich.

AdjectiveEdit

nydelig ‎(neuter singular nydelig, definite singular and plural nydelige)

  1. pretty, attractive, lovely, beautiful
  2. well-groomed

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