alternatief

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French alternatif, from Medieval Latin alternativus, from the participle stem of Latin alternāre (to do by turns).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑl.tɛr.naːˈtif/, /ˌɑl.tər.naːˈtif/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧ter‧na‧tief
  • Rhymes: -if

Adjective[edit]

alternatief (not comparable)

  1. alternative
  2. alternative, deviant
  3. (obsolete) alternating

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of alternatief
uninflected alternatief
inflected alternatieve
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial alternatief
indefinite m./f. sing. alternatieve
n. sing. alternatief
plural alternatieve
definite alternatieve
partitive alternatiefs

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

alternatief n (plural alternatieven, diminutive alternatiefje n)

  1. alternative