listig

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From list +‎ -ig

Adjective[edit]

listig ‎(comparative listiger, superlative listigst)

  1. cunning, shrewd

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of listig
uninflected listig
inflected listige
comparative listiger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial listig listiger het listigst
het listigste
indefinite m./f. sing. listige listigere listigste
n. sing. listig listiger listigste
plural listige listigere listigste
definite listige listigere listigste
partitive listigs listigers

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

listig ‎(comparative listiger, superlative am listigsten)

  1. cunning, wily, crafty

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

listig (comparative listigare, superlative listigast)

  1. cunning, sly
    Hunden kan icke vara listig som en räf, ej heller räfven trogen som en hund.
    The dog can not be sly as a fox, neither [can] the fox [be] faithful as a dog.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of listig
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular listig listigare listigast
Neuter singular listigt listigare listigast
Plural listiga listigare listigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 listige listigare listigaste
All listiga listigare listigaste
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.

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