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Etymology 1Edit

past participle of tynga.



  1. under mental strain; being seriously bothered by something

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish thyngd, from Old Norse þyngd, from Proto-Germanic *þungiþō, which is derived from Proto-Germanic *þunguz “heavy” (Old Norse þungr). Cognate with Danish tyngde and Norwegian tyngde. See also tung.


tyngd c

  1. (uncountable) weight; a force on an object due to the gravitational attraction
  2. weight; a disc of iron, dumbbell, or barbell used for training the muscles.
  3. weight; importance
    Eftersom han är en stor auktoritet på området så har hans argument stor tyngd i frågan.
    As he is a great authority in the area his arguments does have great weight in the question at hand.
Declension of tyngd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tyngd tyngden tyngder tyngderna
Genitive tyngds tyngdens tyngders tyngdernas
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