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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German smuk (lithe, neat). Compare English smug and German schmuck (pretty).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smuk

  1. beautiful, handsome, good-looking
  2. fine
  3. noble

Usage notesEdit

Similarly to English beautiful, smuk carries an aspect of femininity, and hence is usually not applied to men.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of smuk
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular smuk smukkere smukkest2
Neuter singular smukt smukkere smukkest2
Plural smukke smukkere smukkest2
Definite attributive1 smukke smukkere smukkeste
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


North FrisianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smuk (comparative smuker, superlative smukst)

  1. (Mooring) beautiful, handsome

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *smukъ, cognate with Bulgarian смок (smok).

NounEdit

smȗk m (Cyrillic spelling сму̑к)

  1. Coronella (serpent genus)

DeclensionEdit