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EtymologyEdit

Partly from Middle Low German tōvallich, tōvellich from tōval (occasion, instance) + -ich and partly from tillfälle +‎ -ig. Cognate with Danish tilfældig, Norwegian tilfeldig, German zufällig and Dutch toevallig.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

tillfällig (comparative tillfälligare, superlative tillfälligast)

  1. temporary; valid for a brief period of time

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tillfällig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tillfällig tillfälligare tillfälligast
Neuter singular tillfälligt tillfälligare tillfälligast
Plural tillfälliga tillfälligare tillfälligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 tillfällige tillfälligare tillfälligaste
All tillfälliga tillfälligare tillfälligaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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