ytterst

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ýztr, superlative of ut and ytre.

AdjectiveEdit

ytterst (definite and plural form ytterste)

  1. outermost (furthest out, furthest from the centre)

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

ytterst

  1. outermost, farthest away
  2. outmost, most
  3. (only with certain adjectives) extremely, very
    Ytterst få har klarat av att bestiga berget.
    Extremely few have managet to clime the mountain.
    Det här händer ytterst sällan.
    This happens extremely rarely.

Usage notesEdit

  • similar to a superlative, but yttre is an adjective, not an adverb

Related termsEdit