pueril

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin puerīlis (childish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pueril (masculine and feminine plural puerils)

  1. puerile, childish

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin puerīlis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pu̯eˈʁiːl]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

pueril (strong nominative masculine singular pueriler, comparative pueriler, superlative am puerilsten)

  1. puerile

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • pueril” in Duden online
  • pueril” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pueril (comparative plus pueril, superlative le plus pueril)

  1. puerile

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin puerīlis (childish), from puer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -il, (Brazil) -iw
  • Hyphenation: pu‧e‧ril

Adjective[edit]

pueril (plural pueris, comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to children or childhood
  2. childish, puerile
  3. futile, trivial
  4. ingenuous

Further reading[edit]

  • pueril” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French puéril.

Adjective[edit]

pueril m or n (feminine singular puerilă, masculine plural puerili, feminine and neuter plural puerile)

  1. childish

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin puerīlis (childish), from puer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pweˈɾil/, [pweˈɾil]

Adjective[edit]

pueril (plural pueriles)

  1. (relational) children, childhood
  2. childish, puerile
  3. futile, trivial

Further reading[edit]