subtil

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subtil ‎(comparative more subtil, superlative most subtil)

  1. (obsolete) subtle
    • 1611, Bible (KJV):, Genesis 3:1
      Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin subtīlis ‎(fine, thin), from sub + tēla ‎(a web).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /subtiːl/, [sub̥ˈtˢiːˀl]

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subtil ‎(neuter subtilt, definite and plural subtile)

  1. subtle

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin subtīlis.

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subtil m ‎(feminine singular subtile, masculine plural subtils, feminine plural subtiles)

  1. subtle

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

subtil ‎(comparative subtiler, superlative am subtilsten)

  1. subtle

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subtil m, f ‎(plural subtis, comparable) (European orthography)

  1. Alternative form of sutil

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French subtil and Latin subtīlis. Doublet of subțire.

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subtil 4 nom/acc forms

  1. subtle

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subtil (comparative subtilare, superlative subtilast)

  1. subtle

Declension[edit]

Inflection of subtil
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular subtil subtilare subtilast
Neuter singular subtilt subtilare subtilast
Plural subtila subtilare subtilast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 subtile subtilare subtilaste
All subtila subtilare subtilaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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