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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svart

  1. inflection of svartur:
    1. neuter nominative singular
    2. neuter accusative singular

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse svartr, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- ‎(dirty, dark, black).

AdjectiveEdit

svart ‎(neuter singular svart, definite singular and plural svarte, comparative svartere, indefinite superlative svartest, definite superlative svarteste)

  1. black (colour)
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

svart n ‎(indeclinable)

  1. black
    kledd i svart - dressed in black

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

svart

  1. past participle of svare

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse svartr, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- ‎(dirty, dark, black).

AdjectiveEdit

svart ‎(neuter singular svart, definite singular and plural svarte, comparative svartare, indefinite superlative svartast, definite superlative svartaste)

  1. black (colour)
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

svart

  1. black

See alsoEdit

Colors in Norwegian Nynorsk · fargar (layout · text)
     raud      grøn      gul      ?      kvit
     ?      ?      ?      ?      rosa
     ?      blå      oransje      grå      ?
     svart      lilla      brun      ?      (turkis)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish svarter, from Old Norse svartr, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz ‎(black, dark-coloured), from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- ‎(dirty, dark, black). Cognate with Dutch zwart, English swart, German schwarz, Icelandic svartur and Danish sort. Related to Latin sordes ‎(dirt), sordere ‎(to be dirty).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svart (comparative svartare, superlative svartast)

  1. black
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of svart
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular svart svartare svartast
Neuter singular svart svartare svartast
Plural svarta svartare svartast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 svarte svartare svartaste
All svarta svartare svartaste
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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