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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ro (calmness) +‎ -lig (-ly)

AdjectiveEdit

rolig (neuter roligt, plural and definite singular attributive rolige, comparative roligere, superlative (predicative) roligst, superlative (attributive) roligste)

  1. calm, quiet

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ro +‎ -lig

AdjectiveEdit

rolig (neuter singular rolig, definite singular and plural rolige, comparative roligere, indefinite superlative roligst, definite superlative roligste)

  1. calm, quiet, peaceful
  2. leisurely

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish roliker (calm, quiet), from Old Norse róligr. Equivalent to ro +‎ -lig. Cognate with Old Danish rowelig, rolic, Danish rolig (calm, quiet), Norwegian Bokmål rolig (calm, quiet), Norwegian Nynorsk roleg (calm, quiet, steady), Low German rauelik and German ruhig (calm, quiet). Compare the shift in meaning with roa (amuse), from ro (peace, calm).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

rolig (neuter roligt, definite and plural roliga, comparative roligare, superlative roligast)

  1. funny (amusing; comical), fun
    Fotboll är roligt.
    Football is fun.
    Han är så himla rolig
    He is so funny.
  2. (obsolete) calm, quiet, peaceful

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of rolig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rolig roligare roligast
Neuter singular roligt roligare roligast
Plural roliga roligare roligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rolige roligare roligaste
All roliga roligare roligaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.