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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

past participle of spänna.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

spänd

  1. stretched (extending across a gap), spanning
  2. tense, tight
    gå på spänd lina
    walk on a tight rope
  3. excited, uptight, filled with excitement, with tension

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of spänd
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular spänd
Neuter singular spänt
Plural spända
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 spände
All spända
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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