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 ‎(neuter naivt, definite and plural naive)

  1. naive

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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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External links[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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi István, Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára. Tinta Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 2005, ISBN 963 7094 20 2

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

  1. naive

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

naiv m

  1. naive

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

  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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