tropisch

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German tropisch (from Latin) or Latin tropicus, from Ancient Greek τροπικός (tropikós). The senses relating to the tropics certainly derive from German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtroː.pis/
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  • Hyphenation: tro‧pisch
  • Rhymes: -oːpis

Adjective[edit]

tropisch (comparative tropischer, superlative meest tropisch)

  1. tropical [from early 19th c.]
  2. (meteorology, officially) 30 °C or more
  3. (obsolete) pertaining to the rotations of a celestial body, especially in relation to the tropical year [17th - 18th or 19th c.]
  4. (obsolete) metaphorical, figurative [17th - 19th c.]

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tropisch
uninflected tropisch
inflected tropische
comparative tropischer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial tropisch tropischer het meest tropisch
het meest tropische
indefinite m./f. sing. tropische tropischere meest tropische
n. sing. tropisch tropischer meest tropische
plural tropische tropischere meest tropische
definite tropische tropischere meest tropische
partitive tropisch tropischers

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tropisch (strong nominative masculine singular tropischer, comparative tropischer, superlative am tropischsten)

  1. tropical (relating to both tropics and tropes)

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Further reading[edit]

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