enigst

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enigst (not comparable)

  1. only, single
    Dat was zijn enigste kans.
    That was his only chance.
    Zij is een enigst kind.
    She is an only child.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of enigst
uninflected enigst
inflected enigste
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. enigste
n. sing. enigst
plural enigste
definite enigste
partitive

Usage notes[edit]

This word is often used instead of enig, but people may see it as wrong. The form is correct, but the use of it is discouraged. Its use is only considered correct when used in a certain style or when used in a fixed phrase, such as enigst kind. See http://taaladvies.net/taal/advies/vraag/262/ (in Dutch) for more information.

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enigst

  1. Superlative form of enig

Anagrams[edit]