Contionary:bitter

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SamSkandinavisk

Etymology

ON bitr, possibly under influence of MLG bitter f. OS bittar, both f. PG *bitraz

Compare Danish/Norwegian/Swedish bitter; Icelandic/Faeroese bitur

Pronunciation

(SamSkandinavisk) IPA: /ˈbɪ̌tːər, ˈbɪ̌tːrə-/

Adjective

  1. bitter, acrid

Inflection

Neuter indefinite = bittert. Definite and plural = bittre. Comparative = bittrere. Indefinite Superlative = bittrest. Plural and Definite Superlative = bittreste.

Adverbal = bittert.

Synonyms

skarp