See also: svårt

Faroese edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

svart

  1. neuter nominative/accusative singular of svartur

Norn edit

Etymology edit

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

Adjective edit

svart

  1. black

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sʋɑʈ/
  • (Fredrikstad dialect) IPA(key): [sʋɑʈʰː]

Etymology 1 edit

From Norwegian Nynorsk svart, from Old Norse svartr, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- (dirty, dark, black). Largely replaced older sort, from Danish sort.

Adjective edit

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 terms edit

Noun edit

svart n (indeclinable)

  1. black
    kledd i svart - dressed in black

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

svart

  1. past participle of svare

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /svart/, [sʋɑ̈r̥t], [sʋɑ̈ʈː]
  • (Trøndelag) IPA(key): [sʋɑ̈ʂt]

Adjective edit

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 terms edit

Noun edit

svart

  1. black

See also edit

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

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

svart

  1. past participle of svara

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Swedish edit

 
en svart jaguar

Etymology edit

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).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /¹svart/, [¹sv̥aʈː]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -art

Adjective edit

svart (comparative svartare, superlative svartast)

  1. black (having a black color)
  2. black (of a person)
  3. (often in compounds) done without legal permission; illegal

Declension edit

Inflection of svart
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular svart svartare svartast
Neuter singular svart svartare svartast
Plural svarta svartare svartast
Masculine plural3 svarte 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 the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

svart n (no inflections)

  1. black
    Byxorna finns bara i svart
    The pants are only available in black

Related terms edit

See also edit

Colors in Swedish · färger (layout · text)
     vit      grå      svart
             röd; karmosin, karmosinröd              orange; brun              gul; beige
             limegrön              grön             
             cyan (rare) turkos (common); teal              azur              blå
             lila; indigo              magenta; purpur              rosa (common), skär (uncommon)

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