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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skemtiligr(amusing, interesting, pleasant), confer the Old Norse óskemtiligr(dull, uninteresting), skemtiliga(amusingly, pleasantly), skemta(to amuse, to entertain), skemtan or skemtun(entertainment) and skemtanligr(amusing, pleasant).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈscɛm̥tɪˌlɛːɣʏr/

AdjectiveEdit

skemmtilegur ‎(comparative skemmtilegri, superlative skemmtilegastur)

  1. funny, amusing syn.
    Systir hans þykir skemmtileg.
    His sister is considered to be amusing.
  2. entertaining, diverting syn.
  3. interesting syn.

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