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svart

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svart

  1. neuter form of svartur

DeclensionEdit

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) svartur svørt svart
Accusative (hvønnfall) svartan svarta
Dative (hvørjumfall) svørtum svartari svørtum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (svarts) (svartar/
svartrar)
(svarts)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) svartir svartar svørt
Accusative (hvønnfall) svartar
Dative (hvørjumfall) svørtum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (svarta
svartra)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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, Danish sort, Latin sordes (dirt), sordere (to be dirty).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svart (comparative svartare, superlative svartast)

  1. black
  2. illegal; in avoidance of taxes

DeclensionEdit

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