subtil

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Adjective[edit]

subtil (comparative more subtil, superlative most subtil)

  1. (obsolete) subtle
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version)[1], Genesis 3:1
      Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin subtīlis (fine, thin), from sub + tēla (a web).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /subtiːl/, [sub̥ˈtˢiːˀl]

Adjective[edit]

subtil (neuter subtilt, definite and plural subtile)

  1. subtle

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin subtīlis.

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Adjective[edit]

subtil m (feminine subtile, masculine plural subtils, feminine plural subtiles)

  1. subtle

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

subtil (comparative subtiler, superlative am subtilsten)

  1. subtle

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subtil m, f (plural subtis, comparable)

  1. (Portugal) alternative form of sutil

Romanian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subtil mn nom/acc forms

  1. subtle

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subtil (comparative subtilare, superlative subtilast)

  1. subtle

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