rostig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German rostec, from Old High German rostag, from Proto-Germanic *rustagaz (rusty), equivalent to Rost (rust) +‎ -ig (-y). Cognate with English rusty.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɔstɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɔstɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
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  • Hyphenation: ros‧tig

Adjective[edit]

rostig (strong nominative masculine singular rostiger, comparative rostiger, superlative am rostigsten)

  1. rusty

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rostig (comparative rostigare, superlative rostigast)

  1. rusty

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rostig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rostig rostigare rostigast
Neuter singular rostigt rostigare rostigast
Plural rostiga rostigare rostigast
Masculine plural3 rostige rostigare rostigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rostige rostigare rostigaste
All rostiga rostigare rostigaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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