SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish thiokker, thiukker, from Old Norse þykkr, þjukkr, þjokkr, from Proto-Germanic *þekuz, from Proto-Indo-European *tégus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɕɔk/
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AdjectiveEdit

tjock (comparative tjockare, superlative tjockast)

  1. thick
  2. overweight, fat

Usage notesEdit

  • Dialectally in Finland, the comparative and superlative forms tjöckre and tjöckst are also found.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tjock
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tjock tjockare tjockast
Neuter singular tjockt tjockare tjockast
Plural tjocka tjockare tjockast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 tjocke tjockare tjockaste
All tjocka tjockare tjockaste
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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