extern

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French externe, from Latin externus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛk.ˌstɜː(ɹ)n/

Noun[edit]

extern (plural externs)

  1. A person affiliated with an institution in a lesser capacity, for example, as a non-resident or as a part-time affiliate.
  2. Outward form or part; exterior.

Adjective[edit]

extern (comparative more extern, superlative most extern)

  1. (obsolete, rare) External; outward; not inherent
    • 1603, William Shakespeare, Othello, Penguin Books, published 2001, Act 1, Scene 1:
      Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty,/ But seeming so, for my particular end,/For when my outward action doth demonstrate/The native act and figure of my heart/In complement extern, 'tis not long after/But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve/For daws to peck at.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin externus.

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Adjective[edit]

extern (feminine externa, masculine plural externs, feminine plural externes)

  1. external
  2. inessential
  3. (education) off-campus (pertaining to a student who is at a school only during classes)
  4. (geology) Pertaining to foreland, the zone where material eroded from a mountain chain is deposited.

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Hyponyms[edit]

  • (external): aliè (external to a social group)

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Noun[edit]

extern m (plural externs, feminine externa)

  1. (education) off-campus student

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Dutch[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

extern (not comparable)

  1. external
  2. exterior

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of extern
uninflected extern
inflected externe
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial extern
indefinite m./f. sing. externe
n. sing. extern
plural externe
definite externe
partitive externs

German[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

extern (not comparable)

  1. external

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French externe, Latin externus

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Adjective[edit]

extern m, n (feminine singular externă, masculine plural externi, feminine and neuter plural externe)

  1. external

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extern

  1. external

Declension[edit]

Inflection of extern
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular extern mer extern mest extern
Neuter singular externt mer externt mest externt
Plural externa mer externa mest externa
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 externe mer externe mest externe
All externa mer externa mest externa
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.