# reciprok

## Danish[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French *réciproque* (“reciprocal”), from Latin *reciprocus*.

### Adjective[edit]

**reciprok**

- reciprocal (done by each of two people towards the other)
- (mathematics) reciprocal (raised to the power of -1)
- (algebra, by extension) multiplicative inverse; in a field, for some element, another element such that the product of the two elements is 1

#### Inflection[edit]

Inflection of reciprok |
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Positive | Comparative | Superlative | |

Common singular | reciprok |
— | —^{2} |

Neuter singular | reciprokt | — | —^{2} |

Plural | reciprokke | — | —^{2} |

Definite attributive^{1} |
reciprokke | — | — |

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. |