naiv

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French naïf, from Latin nātīvus (created, innate, native).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naiːv/, [naˈiːˀw]

Adjective[edit]

naiv

  1. naive

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of naiv
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular naiv 2
Neuter singular naivt 2
Plural naive 2
Definite attributive1 naive
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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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French naïf, from Latin nativus

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

naiv (comparative naiver, superlative am naivsten)

  1. green (inexperienced)
  2. naive

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Further reading[edit]

  • naiv in Duden online

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German naiv, from French naïf, from Latin nativus.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɒʲiv]
  • Hyphenation: na‧iv

Adjective[edit]

naiv (comparative naivabb, superlative legnaivabb)

  1. naive

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative naiv naivak
accusative naivat naivakat
dative naivnak naivaknak
instrumental naivval naivakkal
causal-final naivért naivakért
translative naivvá naivakká
terminative naivig naivakig
essive-formal naivként naivakként
essive-modal
inessive naivban naivakban
superessive naivon naivakon
adessive naivnál naivaknál
illative naivba naivakba
sublative naivra naivakra
allative naivhoz naivakhoz
elative naivból naivakból
delative naivról naivakról
ablative naivtól naivaktól

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nivem, the accusative form of nix (snow).

Noun[edit]

naiv ? (Latin spelling)

  1. snow

Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

naiv (masculine naiven, neuter naiivt, comparative méi naiv, superlative am naiivsten)

  1. naive

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French naïf.

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Adjective[edit]

naiv m, n (feminine singular naivă, masculine plural naivi, feminine and neuter plural naive)

  1. naive

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) neiv
  • (Sutsilvan) nev

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nivem, the accusative form of nix (snow).

Noun[edit]

naiv f

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) snow

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

naiv (comparative naivare, superlative naivast)

  1. naive, childish (lacking experience, wisdom, or judgement)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of naiv
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular naiv naivare naivast
Neuter singular naivt naivare naivast
Plural naiva naivare naivast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 naive naivare naivaste
All naiva naivare naivaste
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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