Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From sur or syre +‎ -lig.

Adjective edit

syrlig (indefinite singular syrlig, definite singular and plural syrlige)

  1. acid, acidic
  2. sour, sourish

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Swedish edit

Etymology edit

syra (acid) +‎ -lig

Adjective edit

syrlig (comparative syrligare, superlative syrligast)

  1. having a (pleasant, refreshing) slightly sour taste or smell
    en syrlig korv
    a sausage with a (pleasant) slightly sour taste
  2. (figuratively) slightly mean and biting (of a comment or the like)

Declension edit

Inflection of syrlig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular syrlig syrligare syrligast
Neuter singular syrligt syrligare syrligast
Plural syrliga syrligare syrligast
Masculine plural3 syrlige syrligare syrligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 syrlige syrligare syrligaste
All syrliga syrligare syrligaste
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

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