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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German seker, from Old Saxon sikur, sikor, from Proto-Germanic *sikuraz (free, secure), from Latin sēcūrus (secure, unworried).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sekər/, [ˈseɡ̊ɐ], [ˈseɣɐ]

AdjectiveEdit

sikker

  1. safe, secure
  2. sure, certain

InflectionEdit

Inflection of sikker
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular sikker sikrere sikrest2
Neuter singular sikkert sikrere sikrest2
Plural sikre sikrere sikrest2
Definite attributive1 sikre sikrere sikreste
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.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Yiddish שיכּור(shiker), from Hebrew שִׁיכֺּור(šikkōr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪ.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sik‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɪkər

AdjectiveEdit

sikker (comparative sikkerder, superlative sikkerst)

  1. Alternative form of sjikker.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of sikker
uninflected sikker
inflected sikkere
comparative sikkerder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial sikker sikkerder het sikkerst
het sikkerste
indefinite m./f. sing. sikkere sikkerdere sikkerste
n. sing. sikker sikkerder sikkerste
plural sikkere sikkerdere sikkerste
definite sikkere sikkerdere sikkerste
partitive sikkers sikkerders

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish sikker, from Middle Low German seker, from Latin sēcūrus “secure, unworried”.

AdjectiveEdit

sikker

  1. (informal, dated) sure, certain

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish sikker, from Middle Low German seker, from Latin sēcūrus “secure, unworried”.

AdjectiveEdit

sikker (masculine and feminine sikker, neuter sikkert, definite singular and plural sikre, comparative sikrere, indefinite superlative sikrest, definite superlative sikreste)

  1. safe, secure
  2. sure, certain

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish sikker, from Middle Low German seker, from Latin sēcūrus “secure, unworried”.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sikker (neuter singular sikkert, definite singular and plural sikre, comparative sikrare, indefinite superlative sikrast, definite superlative sikraste)

  1. safe, secure
  2. sure, certain

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit