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EtymologyEdit

From syd +‎ vest; headgear from Dutch zuidwester

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sydvɛst/, [syðˈvɛsd̥]

NounEdit

sydvest c (singular definite sydvesten, plural indefinite sydveste or sydvester)

  1. (indeclinable) The southwest.
  2. (countable) cape ann, southwester, sou'wester (an oilskin cap whose brim is longer in back than in front, designed to repel wind and rain)

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

sydvest

  1. Toward the southwest, southwestern.

See alsoEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From syd +‎ vest; the hat possibly from Dutch zuidwester (as in Danish)

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

sydvest

  1. south-west / southwest (for / of)

Noun 1Edit

sydvest (indeclinable)

  1. southwest or south-west (point of the compass)

Noun 2Edit

sydvest m (definite singular sydvesten, indefinite plural sydvester, definite plural sydvestene)

  1. a sou'wester (waterproof hat)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Dutch zuidwester, as in Danish.

NounEdit

sydvest m (definite singular sydvesten, indefinite plural sydvestar, definite plural sydvestane)

  1. a sou'wester (waterproof hat)

Usage notesEdit

The point of the compass is sørvest in Nynorsk.

ReferencesEdit