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From Middle Low German sinnelīk, sinlīk, or German sinnlich. Equivalent to sinne +‎ -lig. Compare Danish sindelig.



sinnlig (comparative sinnligare, superlative sinnligast)

  1. pertaining to the senses, capable of being perceived by the senses
  2. sensuous, sensual, erotic


Inflection of sinnlig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular sinnlig sinnligare sinnligast
Neuter singular sinnligt sinnligare sinnligast
Plural sinnliga sinnligare sinnligast
Masculine plural3 sinnlige sinnligare sinnligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 sinnlige sinnligare sinnligaste
All sinnliga sinnligare sinnligaste
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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