tvetydig

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque of the German zweideutig, itself a calque of the French équivoque (equivocal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tvetyːdi/, [ˈtˢveˌtyːˀði]

Adjective[edit]

tvetydig

  1. ambiguous
  2. equivocal
  3. dubious
  4. improper, risqué, suggestive

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tvetydig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular tvetydig 2
Neuter singular tvetydigt 2
Plural tvetydige 2
Definite attributive1 tvetydige
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque of German zweideutig, itself a calque of French équivoque (equivocal).

Adjective[edit]

tvetydig (neuter singular tvetydig, definite singular and plural tvetydige)

  1. ambiguous
  2. equivocal
  3. dubious
  4. improper, risqué, suggestive

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tvetydig

  1. ambiguous (open to multiple interpretations)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tvetydig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tvetydig tvetydigare tvetydigast
Neuter singular tvetydigt tvetydigare tvetydigast
Plural tvetydiga tvetydigare tvetydigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 tvetydige tvetydigare tvetydigaste
All tvetydiga tvetydigare tvetydigaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.