alpine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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. (Compare Nordic.)

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Noun[edit]

alpine (plural alpines)

  1. Any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden

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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 adjective alpino.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alpīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of alpīnus