alpine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Alpīnus, from Alpēs (the Alps). Cognates include French alpin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæl.paɪn/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

alpine (comparative more alpine, superlative most alpine)

  1. Of, relating to, or inhabiting mountains, especially above the timber line.
    alpine snows
  2. (skiing) Of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing.
    Coordinate term: Nordic

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Noun[edit]

alpine (plural alpines)

  1. (botany) An w:alpine plant, any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden.
    • 1991, Jack Elliott, Alpines in the Open Garden, Christopher Helm, →ISBN, page 64:
      There can be little doubt that the autumn-flowering gentians are the elite of late-flowering alpines, but alas they can only be enjoyed by those gardeners with an acid soil, unless they can be grown in containers.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French alpin, alpine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑlˈpi.nə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧pi‧ne
  • Rhymes: -inə

Adjective[edit]

alpine (comparative alpiner, superlative meest alpine or alpinest)

  1. Alternative form of alpien.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of alpine
uninflected alpine
inflected alpine
comparative alpiner
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial alpine alpiner het alpinest
het alpineste
indefinite m./f. sing. alpine alpinere alpineste
n. sing. alpine alpiner alpineste
plural alpine alpinere alpineste
definite alpine alpinere alpineste
partitive alpines alpiners

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alpine

  1. feminine singular of alpin

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alpine

  1. feminine plural of alpino

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alpīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of alpīnus