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EtymologyEdit

sparen +‎ -sam

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpaːʁzam/, /ˈʃpaːʁzaːm/
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AdjectiveEdit

sparsam (comparative sparsamer, superlative am sparsamsten)

  1. economical, thrifty

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

sparsam

  1. sparingly

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

sparsam

  1. accusative feminine singular of sparsus

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From spar (save) +‎ -sam

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sparsam (masculine and feminine sparsam, neuter sparsamt, definite singular and plural sparsame, comparative sparsamare, indefinite superlative sparsamast, definite superlative sparsamaste)

  1. limited
    Me har sparsamt med opplysningar om dette.
    We have limited information about this.
  2. frugal

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

spara +‎ -sam

AdjectiveEdit

sparsam

  1. frugal
  2. limited, lacking

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of sparsam
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sparsam sparsammare sparsammast
Neuter singular sparsamt sparsammare sparsammast
Plural sparsamma sparsammare sparsammast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 sparsamme sparsammare sparsammaste
All sparsamma sparsammare sparsammaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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