spontan

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Albanian[edit]

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spontan m (feminine spontane)

  1. spontaneous

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin spontāneus, from Latin sponte (suā) (of one's free will, voluntarily).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃpɔnˈtaːn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːn

Adjective[edit]

spontan (strong nominative masculine singular spontaner, comparative spontaner, superlative am spontansten)

  1. spontaneous
  2. ad hoc

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Further reading[edit]

  • spontan” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • spontan” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • spontan” in Duden online

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch spontaan, from German spontan, from Latin spontāneus.

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spontan

  1. spontaneous:
    1. self-generated; happening without any apparent external cause.
      Synonym: serta merta
    2. done by one's own free choice, or without planning.
      Synonym: wajar

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

spontan (neuter singular spontant, definite singular and plural spontane)

  1. spontaneous
    en spontan abort - a miscarriage (also spontanabort)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

spontan (neuter singular spontant, definite singular and plural spontane)

  1. spontaneous
    ein spontan abort - a miscarriage (also spontanabort)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French spontané, from Latin spontaneus.

Adjective[edit]

spontan m or n (feminine singular spontană, masculine plural spontani, feminine and neuter plural spontane)

  1. spontaneous

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spôntaːn/
  • Hyphenation: spon‧tan

Adjective[edit]

spȍntān (definite spȍntānī, comparative spontaniji, Cyrillic spelling спо̏нта̄н)

  1. spontaneous

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

spontan (comparative spontanare, superlative spontanast)

  1. spontaneous

Declension[edit]

Inflection of spontan
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular spontan spontanare spontanast
Neuter singular spontant spontanare spontanast
Plural spontana spontanare spontanast
Masculine plural3 spontane spontanare spontanast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 spontane spontanare spontanaste
All spontana spontanare spontanaste
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