adoptiv

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adoptivus, from adoptare (adopt), from ad- (to, towards, at) + optāre (to choose, desire).

Adjective[edit]

adoptiv

  1. (archaic) adoptive

Usage notes[edit]

Only used in compounds.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of adoptiv
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular adoptiv 2
Neuter singular adoptivt 2
Plural adoptive 2
Definite attributive1 adoptive
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.

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

adoptiv

  1. adoptive (pertaining to adoption)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of adoptiv
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular adoptiv
Neuter singular adoptivt
Plural adoptiva
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 adoptive
All adoptiva
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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