See also: skön

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skœnˀ/, [ˈsɡ̊œnˀ]

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle Low German schȫne, cognate with English sheen, German schön, Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌿𐌽𐍃 (skauns).

AdjectiveEdit

skøn (neuter skønt, plural and definite singular attributive skønne)

  1. beautiful
  2. lovely, great, fantastic
  3. delicious
InflectionEdit
Inflection of skøn
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular skøn skønnere skønnest2
Neuter singular skønt skønnere skønnest2
Plural skønne skønnere skønnest2
Definite attributive1 skønne skønnere skønneste
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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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse skyn, from Proto-Germanic *skunją, cognate with Norwegian skjønn, Swedish skön.

NounEdit

skøn n (singular definite skønnet, plural indefinite skøn)

  1. opinion, judgement, judgment
  2. estimate
  3. discretion (the freedom to make one's own judgements)
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Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

skøn

  1. imperative of skønne