See also: tunn' and tünn

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tunn (neuter tunt, plural tunne, comparative tunnare, superlative tunnast)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by tynn

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þunnr, from Proto-Germanic *þunnuz, from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

tunn (comparative tunnare, superlative tunnast)

  1. thin; having small thickness
  2. scanty, thin; sparsely occurring
  3. diffuse, diluted; lacking substance

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tunn
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tunn tunnare tunnast
Neuter singular tunt tunnare tunnast
Plural tunna tunnare tunnast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 tunne tunnare tunnaste
All tunna tunnare tunnaste
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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