giftig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gift (poison) +‎ -ig, after German giftig.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡifti/, [ˈɡ̊ifd̥i]

Adjective[edit]

giftig

  1. poisonous
  2. venomous
  3. toxic
  4. waspish
  5. catty
  6. barbed
  7. disagreeable

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of giftig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular giftig giftigere giftigst2
Neuter singular giftigt giftigere giftigst2
Plural giftige giftigere giftigst2
Definite attributive1 giftige giftigere giftigste
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 gift (poison) +‎ -ig. Cognate with German giftig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

giftig (comparative giftiger, superlative giftigst)

  1. poisonous, venomous, toxic

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of giftig
uninflected giftig
inflected giftige
comparative giftiger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial giftig giftiger het giftigst
het giftigste
indefinite m./f. sing. giftige giftigere giftigste
n. sing. giftig giftiger giftigste
plural giftige giftigere giftigste
definite giftige giftigere giftigste
partitive giftigs giftigers

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German giftec; equivalent to Gift +‎ -ig

Adjective[edit]

giftig (comparative giftiger, superlative am giftigsten)

  1. poisonous

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Adverb[edit]

giftig

  1. venomously

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gift +‎ -ig

Adjective[edit]

giftig (neuter singular giftig, definite singular and plural giftige)

  1. toxic, poisonous

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gift +‎ -ig

Adjective[edit]

giftig (neuter singular giftig, definite singular and plural giftige)

  1. poisonous, toxic

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

giftig

  1. of a harmful chemical nature poisonous, toxic
  2. (of language etc) mean or sarcastic in nature; caustic, sharp