smal

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Old Norse smalr ‎(little).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smal ‎(neuter smalt, definite and plural smalle, comparative smallere, superlative smallest)

  1. narrow, thin
  2. slim, slender

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch smal, from Old Dutch smal, from Proto-Germanic *smalaz. Cognate with English small, German schmal, Old Norse smalr, Gothic smals.

AdjectiveEdit

smal ‎(comparative smaller, superlative smalst)

  1. narrow

InflectionEdit

Inflection of smal
uninflected smal
inflected smalle
comparative smaller
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial smal smaller het smalst
het smalste
indefinite m./f. sing. smalle smallere smalste
n. sing. smal smaller smalste
plural smalle smallere smalste
definite smalle smallere smalste
partitive smals smallers

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse smalr

AdjectiveEdit

smal ‎(neuter singular smalt, definite singular and plural smale, comparative smalere, indefinite superlative smalest, definite superlative smaleste)

  1. narrow (having a small width)
  2. slim (waist etc.)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse smalr

AdjectiveEdit

smal ‎(neuter singular smalt, definite singular and plural smale, comparative smalare, indefinite superlative smalast, definite superlative smalaste)

  1. narrow (having a small width)
  2. slim (waist etc.)

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Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *smalaz, whence also Old English smæl, Old Norse smalr.

AdjectiveEdit

smal

  1. small

DescendantsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *smalaz, whence also Old English smæl, Old Norse smalr.

AdjectiveEdit

smal

  1. small

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish smal, from Old Norse smalr, from Proto-Germanic *smalaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smal (comparative smalare, superlative smalast)

  1. thin, slim, narrow in size

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of smal
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular smal smalare smalast
Neuter singular smalt smalare smalast
Plural smala smalare smalast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 smale smalare smalaste
All smala smalare smalaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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