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]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣɪf.təx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gif‧tig
  • Rhymes: -ɪftəx

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɪftɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɪftɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gif‧tig

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 (indefinite singular giftig, definite singular and plural giftige, comparative giftigere, indefinite superlative giftigst, definite superlative giftigste)

  1. toxic, poisonous, venomous

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gift +‎ -ig

Adjective[edit]

giftig (indefinite singular giftig, definite singular and plural giftige, comparative giftigare, indefinite superlative giftigast, definite superlative giftigaste)

  1. poisonous, toxic, venomous

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

giftig (comparative giftigare, superlative giftigast)

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

Declension[edit]

Inflection of giftig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular giftig giftigare giftigast
Neuter singular giftigt giftigare giftigast
Plural giftiga giftigare giftigast
Masculine plural3 giftige giftigare giftigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 giftige giftigare giftigaste
All giftiga giftigare giftigaste
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