enfoldig

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Adjective[edit]

enfoldig (neuter enfoldigt, plural and definite singular attributive enfoldige, comparative enfoldigere, superlative (predicative) enfoldigst, superlative (attributive) enfoldigste)

  1. simple-minded

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From enfold +‎ -ig. Compare German einfältig and Dutch eenvoudig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enfoldig (neuter singular enfoldig, definite singular and plural enfoldige)

  1. simple-minded

Usage notes[edit]

The meaning was originally "simple", "honest", corresponding to Latin simplex. Later the word gained a pejorative connotation, just like English simple.

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