sporadisch

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

sporadisch (comparative sporadischer, superlative meest sporadisch or sporadischt)

  1. sporadic (rare and scattered in occurrence)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of sporadisch
uninflected sporadisch
inflected sporadische
comparative sporadischer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial sporadisch sporadischer het sporadischt
het sporadischte
indefinite m./f. sing. sporadische sporadischere sporadischte
n. sing. sporadisch sporadischer sporadischte
plural sporadische sporadischere sporadischte
definite sporadische sporadischere sporadischte
partitive sporadisch sporadischers

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: sporadis

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French sporadique, assimilated to the native suffix -isch. This is in turns borrowed from Ancient Greek σποραδικός (sporadikós), cognate with Ancient Greek σπόρος (spóros) and Ancient Greek σπέρμα (spérma).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sporadisch (strong nominative masculine singular sporadischer, comparative sporadischer, superlative am sporadischsten)

  1. sporadic
    Synonym: vereinzelt

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sporadisch

  1. sporadically

References[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge (1989), “sporadisch”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological Dictionary of the German Language] (in German), 22nd edition, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN

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