kuriøs

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See also: kurios

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French curieux(curious), from Latin cūriōsus(careful, attentive, inquisitive). Cognate with German kurios.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuriøːs/, [kʰuɐ̯iˈøːˀs]

Adjective[edit]

kuriøs

  1. curious (unusual)
  2. quaint (interestingly strange)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of kuriøs
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular kuriøs 2
Neuter singular kuriøst 2
Plural kuriøse 2
Definite attributive1 kuriøse
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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