underlig

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From under (wonder) +‎ -lig, compare Old Norse undarligr (strange), Middle Low German wunderlik, German wunderlich.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [ˈɔnʌli]

AdjectiveEdit

underlig (neuter underligt, plural and definite singular attributive underlige)

  1. strange

InflectionEdit

Inflection of underlig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular underlig underligere underligst2
Neuter singular underligt underligere underligst2
Plural underlige underligere underligst2
Definite attributive1 underlige underligere underligste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

under +‎ -lig, from Old Norse undarligr, Middle Low German wunderlik.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

underlig (comparative underligare, superlative underligast)

  1. strange (not normal)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of underlig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular underlig underligare underligast
Neuter singular underligt underligare underligast
Plural underliga underligare underligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 underlige underligare underligaste
All underliga underligare underligaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.