# affin

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**Äffin**

## French[edit]

### Adjective[edit]

**affin** m (*feminine singular* **affine**, *masculine plural* **affins**, *feminine plural* **affines**)

- affine (all senses)

## Swedish[edit]

### Adjective[edit]

**affin**

- (mathematics) affine; describing a function expressible as f(x)=ax+b (which is not linear, but is similar)
- (mathematics) affine; of or pertaining to a transformation that maps parallel lines to parallel lines and finite points to finite points.

#### Declension[edit]

Inflection of affin |
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Indefinite/attributive | Positive | Comparative | Superlative^{2} |

Common singular | affin |
— | — |

Neuter singular | affint | — | — |

Plural | affina | — | — |

Definite | Positive | Comparative | Superlative |

Masculine singular^{1} |
affine | — | — |

All | affina | — | — |

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. |