enorm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French enorme. See enormous.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (comparative more enorm, superlative most enorm)

  1. (obsolete) enormous

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm

  1. enormous

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of enorm
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular enorm 2
Neuter singular enormt 2
Plural enorme 2
Definite attributive1 enorme
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch enorm, from Middle French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eːˈnɔrm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: enorm
  • Rhymes: -ɔrm

Adjective[edit]

enorm (not comparable)

  1. enormous

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of enorm
uninflected enorm
inflected enorme
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial enorm
indefinite m./f. sing. enorme
n. sing. enorm
plural enorme
definite enorme
partitive enorms

Adverb[edit]

enorm

  1. enormously, extremely

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (strong nominative masculine singular enormer, comparative enormer, superlative am enormsten)

  1. enormous
    Synonym: ungeheuer
  2. (colloquial, emphatic) very, so
    Synonyms: ungeheuer; see also Thesaurus:sehr
    enorm vielso many
    • 1924, Thomas Mann, Der Zauberberg [The Magic Mountain], volume 1, Berlin: S. Fischer, page 434:
      Enorm,“ sagte Hans Castorp, „enorm anschaulich ist sie gemalt, die Haut. Ich glaube, ähnlich gut gemalte ist mir nie vorgekommen. Man meint die Poren zu sehen.“
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Further reading[edit]

  • enorm” in Duden online
  • enorm” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French énorme and German enorm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eˈnoʀm/, [əˈnoʁm]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (masculine enormen, neuter enormt, comparative méi enorm, superlative am enormsten)

  1. enormous

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēnōrmis via French énorme.

Adjective[edit]

enorm (neuter singular enormt, definite singular and plural enorme)

  1. enormous

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēnōrmis via French énorme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (masculine and feminine enorm, neuter enormt, definite singular and plural enorme, comparative meir enorm, superlative mest enorm)

  1. huge, enormous
    Dei fekk etter kvart eit enormt ansvar.
    They eventually got a huge responsibility.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enórm m or n (feminine singular enormă, masculine plural enormi, feminine and neuter plural enorme)

  1. enormous

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Adverb[edit]

enórm

  1. enormously

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Adjective[edit]

enorm (comparative mer enorm, superlative mest enorm)

  1. enormous, immense, vast

Declension[edit]

Inflection of enorm
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular enorm mer enorm mest enorm
Neuter singular enormt mer enormt mest enormt
Plural enorma mer enorma mest enorma
Masculine plural3 enorme mer enorma mest enorma
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 enorme mer enorme mest enorme
All enorma mer enorma mest enorma
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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