perfid

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French perfide (perfidious), from Latin perfidus (faitheless).

Adjective[edit]

perfid

  1. vicious, spiteful, malicious, sadistic, low-minded; snide, insinuating (in one's utterance about a person or matter)
    Hun skrev en perfid artikel om borgmesterens privatliv.
    She wrote a malicious article about the mayor's private life.
    Han blev perfid og sarkastisk, når han var i dårligt humør.
    He became viciously spiteful and sarcastic when he was in a bad mood.
  2. (mostly older language) perfidious, manipulative
    Det var en perfid og løgnagtig påstand.
    It was a perfidious and mendacious claim.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of perfid
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular perfid 2
Neuter singular perfidt 2
Plural perfide 2
Definite attributive1 perfide
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.

Synonyms[edit]

  1. ondskabsfuld, nederdrægtig, led, nedrig, nedladende; bagtalende, fornærmende, injurierende
  2. troløs, falsk; vildledende, manipulerende, fordrejende, forvrænget, lumsk

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Viennese German perfid, from the French perfide (perfidious), from the Latin perfidus (faitheless).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

perfid (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) perfidious

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