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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle Low German schö̂ne, from Old Saxon skōni, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz (beautiful, shining).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skœn/, [sɡ̊œnˀ]

AdjectiveEdit

skøn

  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.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse skyn.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skœn/, [sɡ̊œnˀ]

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)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skœn/, [sɡ̊œnˀ]

VerbEdit

skøn

  1. imperative of skønne